Ellen Van de Poel

Ellen van de Poel received her PhD in 2009 from the Erasmus School of Economics. She is affiliated with the Institute of Health Policy and Management of Erasmus University Rotterdam as an associate professor. Her research focuses on applications of microeconometrics to problems of health and health care in low- and middle-income countries. 

By Ellen Van de Poel


Reducing Malnutrition through the Graduation Approach

BRAC’s Targeting the Ultra Poor (TUP) program employs the Graduation Approach, through which participant households receive income-generating assets and training on business development, nutrition and social development. Researchers examined the effects of TUP on nutritional outcomes in Bangladesh, and results have been promising.