Paul Dorosh

  • Division Director
  • International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Followers (3)

  • Muhammad Baba Bello

    Muhammad Baba Bello Bayero University

  • Attamah  Hayford

    Attamah Hayford Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Department of Economics

  • Tewodros Makonnen

    Tewodros Makonnen

About

Paul A. Dorosh is the Division Director of the Development Strategy and Governance Division at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). He 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.

Publications

Beyond agriculture versus nonagriculture: Decomposing sectoral growthpoverty linkages in five African countries

Dorosh P, Thurlow J

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Can Cities or Towns Drive African Development? Economywide Analysis for Ethiopia and Uganda

Dorosh P, Thurlow J

World Development (2014)

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Can Cities or Towns Drive African Development? Economywide Analysis for Ethiopia and Uganda

Dorosh P, Thurlow J

World Development (2014)

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Implications of productivity growth in Pakistan: an economy wide analysis

Debowicz D, A P, Robinson, Sherman; Hamza S

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International rice trade and security stocks: Prospects for an expanded Asian international rice reserve

Dorosh P, Childs A

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Professional experience

Division Director

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

April 2011 - Present

DEPUTY DIVISION DIRECTOR / SR. RESEARCH FELLOW

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

July 2010 - March 2011 (8 months)

SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOW / PROGRAM LEADER

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

August 2008 - July 2010 (1 year 11 months)

SENIOR ECONOMIST, Spatial and Local Development Team & Finance, Economics and Urban Development Unit

World Bank

February 2007 - August 2008 (1 year 6 months)

SENIOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT ECONOMIST, South Asia Rural and Agricultural Development Unit

World Bank

March 2003 - January 2007 (3 years 10 months)

RESARCH FELLOW/ SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOW

International Food Policy Research Institute

August 1997 - February 2003 (5 years 6 months)

CHIEF OF PARTY / RESEARCH FELLOW, Food Management and Research Support Project

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

August 1997 - June 2001 (3 years 10 months)

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF ECONOMICS, Cornell Food and Nutrition Policy Program

Cornell Univeristy

April 1994 - August 1997 (3 years 4 months)

ECONOMIST, Research Associate / Senior Research Associate Cornell

Cornell Food and Nutrition Policy Program

December 1988 - March 1994 (5 years 3 months)

ECONOMIST (Post-Doctoral Fellow)

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

January 1988 - December 1988 (11 months)

ECONOMIST (Rockefeller Post-Doctoral Fellow)

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

January 1986 - December 1987 (1 year 11 months)

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMIST September 1984 BULOG/

Stanford University Corn Project

July 1983 - September 1984 (1 year 2 months)

ECONOMIC ANALYST

Dale Jorgenson Associates

August 1980 - August 1981 (1 year)

Education history

Food Research Institute, Stanford University

Ph.D., Applied Economics (Minor: Economics)

September 1983 - April 1986 (2 years 7 months)

Food Research Institute, Stanford University

M.A., Applied Economics

September 1981 - June 1983 (1 year 9 months)

Harvard College

Bachelor of Arts, Applied Economics

September 1976 - June 1980 (3 years 9 months)