Christiaensen, Luc

Jobs Group of the World Bank

Biography

Luc Christiaensen is Lead Agriculture Economist in the Jobs Group of the World Bank. He has written extensively on poverty, secondary towns and the structural transformation in Africa and East Asia. He is leading the “Agriculture in Africa – Telling Facts from Myths” project, which uses LSMS-ISA household surveys to review current wisdom about African farmers and their livelihoods. He was a core member of the 2008 World Development Report “Agriculture for Development” and a Senior Research Fellow at the United Nations Univer ...