Dr. Alejandro Ome is a Senior Research Scientist in the International Programs Department at NORC. Ome's research focuses on education policy. He has studied how different policies can enhance the quality of education, including teacher training, accountability and incentives.
Ome has acted as the lead economist in impact evaluations in Indonesia, Georgia and Lesotho. He currently serves as Principal Investigator of the impact evaluation of Makhalidwe Athu project, where an experimental design is used to evaluate the effect of providing reading materials in the local language through SMS text messaging to young children in Zambia.