Farzana Misha is a development economist from Bangladesh. After completing her Bachelors from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh and Masters in economics from the University of New South Wales, Australia, she joined BRAC in 2008 as a researcher. She subsequently joined the International Finance Corporation as a Monitoring and Evaluation consultant for a year after which she joined Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD). She concurrently served as a lecturer in Economics at BRAC University. She is currently working towards a doctoral degree at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Her research interests include impact evaluation of social safety-nets, extreme poverty, and vulnerability. Her publications include peer-reviewed articles, working papers, monographs and book chapters.