Christiaensen, Luc

Jobs Group of the World Bank

Biography

Luc Christiaensen is lead agricultural economist in the World Bank’s Jobs Group. He has written extensively on poverty, food security and urbanization in Africa and East Asia. He is an honorary research fellow at the Maastricht School of Management and the Catholic University of Leuven. He was Senior Research Fellow at UNU-WIDER during 2009-2010. He holds a PhD in agricultural economics from Cornell University.