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Paul Dorosh

Division Director , International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Research field: Economics
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Paul A. Dorosh, an American citizen, was the Deputy Division Director of IFPRI’s Development Strategy and Governance Division from June 2010 to April 2011. From August 2008 through June 2010, he was an IFPRI Senior Research Fellow and Program Leader of the Ethiopia Strategy Support Program in Addis Ababa.

Paul worked at the World Bank from March 2003 to August 2008 as a Senior Economist with the Spatial and Local Development Team of the Finance, Economics and Urban Development Unit (2007-08) and Senior Rural Development Economist of the South Asia Rural and Agricultural Development Unit (2003-07). Prior to joining the World Bank, he worked for IFPRI as a research fellow and senior research fellow from 1997 to February 2003, serving as Chief of Party of the Food Management and Research Support Project in Dhaka, Bangladesh from 1997 to 2001. Other affiliations are: Cornell Food and Nutrition Policy Program in Washington, DC and Ithaca, New York, and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture in Ibadan, Nigeria,

He has published research on agricultural markets, food policy, international trade, economy-wide modeling and the rural-urban transformation. He has lived and worked in Indonesia, Nigeria, Bangladesh and Ethiopia and has also conducted research in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Niger, Madagascar, Mozambique, and various other countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Mathematics from Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts; and a Masters Degree and Doctorate Degree in Applied Economics from the Food Research Institute, Stanford University, USA.

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2011 - Present
Division Director at International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Jul 2010 - Mar 2011
DEPUTY DIVISION DIRECTOR / SR. RESEARCH FELLOW at International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Aug 2008 - Jul 2010
SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOW / PROGRAM LEADER at International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Feb 2007 - Aug 2008
SENIOR ECONOMIST, Spatial and Local Development Team & Finance, Economics and Urban Development Unit at The World Bank
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Mar 2003 - Jan 2007
SENIOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT ECONOMIST, South Asia Rural and Agricultural Development Unit at The World Bank
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Aug 1997 - Feb 2003
RESARCH FELLOW/ SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOW at International Food Policy Research Institute
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Aug 1997 - Jun 2001
CHIEF OF PARTY / RESEARCH FELLOW, Food Management and Research Support Project at International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Dhāka, Bangladesh
Apr 1994 - Aug 1997
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF ECONOMICS, Cornell Food and Nutrition Policy Program at Cornell Univeristy
Ithaca, New York, United States
Dec 1988 - Mar 1994
ECONOMIST, Research Associate / Senior Research Associate Cornell at Cornell Food and Nutrition Policy Program
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Jan 1988 - Dec 1988
ECONOMIST (Post-Doctoral Fellow) at International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Jan 1986 - Dec 1987
ECONOMIST (Rockefeller Post-Doctoral Fellow) at International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)
Ibadan, Nigeria
Jul 1983 - Sep 1984
AGRICULTURAL ECONOMIST September 1984 BULOG/ at Stanford University Corn Project
Jakarta, Indonesia
Aug 1980 - Aug 1981
ECONOMIC ANALYST at Dale Jorgenson Associates
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Education


Sep 1983 - Apr 1986
Food Research Institute, Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, United States
Ph.D., Applied Economics (Minor: Economics)
Sep 1981 - Jun 1983
Food Research Institute, Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, United States
M.A., Applied Economics
Sep 1976 - Jun 1980
Harvard College in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Bachelor of Arts, Applied Economics

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