Astrid R.N. Haas

Country Economist for South Sudan and Uganda, International Growth Centre

Astrid Haas is a Country Economist, working in the IGC Uganda and IGC South Sudan programmes. Prior to joining the IGC, she worked for Innovations for Poverty Action as the Interim Deputy Country Director for Uganda as well as a Program Manager for Evidence Action, which included work in Uganda, Rwanda and Malawi. Astrid has also worked as an Analyst on a large-scale agriculture project in South Sudan and as an Overseas Development Institute Fellow in the Ministry of East African Community in Kenya focusing on the EAC Monetary Union negotiations. She holds an MA in International Economics and International Development from Johns Hopkins University.


  • 2015–present
    Economist and researcher, International Growth Centre