Social Policy Specialist
Daisy supports our projects by building evidence for inclusive social protection programming. She is an experienced qualitative researcher, having conducted fieldwork for a number of research projects in various Kenyan contexts. She has a particular interest in citizenship and the nation-building role of social protection in alleviating spatial inequalities. She has an education background in political science, development studies and African political economy. In her spare time, she enjoys practising amateur film photography.
Daisy Sibun's Work
This study rigorously investigates the relationship between social security and growth, and models returns to GDP from an investment in expanded coverage of universal social security in Kenya.
The overall objective of this report is to identify options to strengthen legislative and policy coherence on the extension of social security in Jordan through an in-depth analysis of the national legal and policy frameworks.
Can a leopard change its spots? A critical analysis of the World Bank’s ‘progressive universalism’ approach to social protection
Daisy Sibun is the author of ‘Can a leopard change its spots? A critical analysis of the World Bank’s ‘progressive universalism’ approach to social protection’. The paper critically analyses the...
Today marks the release of Oxfam International’s report “Shelter from the Storm: The global need for social protection in times of COVID-19”.
Tackling the COVID-19 social and economic crisis in Bangladesh: Providing universal, lifecycle social security transfers to protect lives and bolster economic recovery
This paper is the summary report of a study commissioned by UNICEF Bangladesh to assess the economic fall-out of the COVID-19 pandemic in Bangladesh, evaluate the Government’s social protection response to the crisis and propose an alternative social protection package to protect citizens and promote economic recovery.
In our latest Pathways Perspective, Stephen Kidd and Daisy Sibun reflect on some of the key lessons we have learnt about social protection in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis.
Daisy Sibun reflects on observations and opinions made by speakers during a webinar hosted by the International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFFE) titled “Feminist Economics Perspectives on COVID-19″. The COVID-19...