Romaric Ekpinda is a Research Associate at IPA Côte d’Ivoire. He has worked on different RCT studies in the areas of education, gender, and equity, Public-Private Partnership, Governance, and Agriculture. He recently started deepening his understanding of developing countries' education system by working on early childhood development projects in kindergarten and primary schools in Côte d’Ivoire. Before joining IPA, Romaric took part in several research projects on education, health, and governance with the Institute of Empirical Research in Political Economics (IERPE) in Benin. Romaric holds a Master's degree in Mathematics, Economics, and Statistics from the African School of Economics (ASE) in Benin.