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Calogero Carletto


Current position
Manager, Surveys and Methods Unit
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Organization
World Bank
Country
United States of America
Region of interest
All
Country of interest
All
Fields of interest
Data Collection, Indicators for food security and nutrition, Resilience measurement, Tools, methods, standards and best practices
Areas of expertise
Capacity development, Data analysis, Data Collection, Indicators for food security and nutrition, Resilience measurement, Tools, methods, standards and best practices
Biography
Dr. Calogero (Gero) Carletto is the Manager of the Survey and Methods Unit and the Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS) program in the Development Research Group at the World Bank. As part of the LSMS activities, he is currently coordinating a large methodological research program on the improvement of productivity measurement in agriculture, as well as a new joint WB-FAO research program on poverty and food security measurements. His research interests are in the areas of poverty, food security, agriculture and rural development, as well as data collection methods and measurement issues. He has published more than 80 articles, books and book chapters. Most recent research includes publications in the Journal of Development Economics, World Development, Food Policy and the Journal of Development Studies. He has previously worked for various UN agencies and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). He holds a Ph.D. in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of California at Berkeley.
Last update
01 Apr 2015