Samuel joined the Centre for Health Economics at the University of York in July 2019 as a member of the Global Health team. He studied at the Paris School of Economics and obtained his PhD from the University of Sheffield while working as a consultant for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. His dissertation explored the role of foreign aid in health system financing in low-income countries. His research focuses on development economics, global health and conflict, with emphasis on economic history. He is currently involved in projects in Colombia, the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Philippines.
Key words: Political Economy; Global health; health system; foreign aid; conflict