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Introducing new staff Tobias Gandrup Sarah Vancluysen I just started my PhD study on the provision of education services in Somaliland under the supervision of Prof. Kristof Titeca and Prof. Tom De Herdt. I just moved to Antwerp from Copenhagen. My girlfriend, Trine and I are both looking forward to exploring the city. I am Sarah Vancluysen, I will be working as a new research assistant (AAP). This is not my first encounter with the IOB. During the academic year 2013-2014, I did a master in ‘Governance and Development’ here, which was a great decision. During this year, I got the opportunity to go to Ecuador for my dissertation about return migration and entrepreneurship. I am really looking forward to doing research at IOB. I am mostly interested in migration and labor market issues.  Sahawal Alidou I am Sahawal Alidou. I’ll be working as a research assistant. I have worked for 8 years as statisticianeconomist, specialized in poverty reduction, monitoring & evaluation and aid effectiveness  for different institutions (Benin Government, GIZ, Danish Cooperation, ADE,…) before I decided to start an academic career. My main research interests are development economics (in particular poverty reduction and intra households economics), gender economics and monetary policy. 14