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Cassandra Bossman

Cassandra Bossman

PhD Student

Research interests

  • Policy
  • Education


Cassandra recently transitioned from a career in Banking and Finance into Education. Her previous research has been on evaluating educational interventions specific to Ghana during her master's program. She is currently focusing on the impact of financial education in schools and aims to answer how this affects the financial capability of children from socially disadvantaged backgrounds, using quasi-experimental methods. Cassandra holds a bachelor's degree in economics, Geography & Resource development from the University of Ghana, Legon (2004) and a master’s degree in Education and International Development(2021) from University College London UCL.

Research interests:

  • Financial education in primary schools and public policy

  • Financial technology influences on financial capability

  • Social mobility and financial education

  • Technical and Vocational Education training (TVET) interventions and their impact on youth unemployment.

  • Education and International development

  • Monitoring and Evaluation of educational interventions