Gbemisola Oseni is a Senior Economist with the Living Standard Measurement Study (LSMS) team in the Development Data Group of the World Bank. Her current research interests are in the areas of poverty, labor, agriculture and rural development, as well as data collection methods and measurement issues. As a member of the LSMS team, she is an expert in the design, implementation and analysis of household surveys. She coordinates the country programs under the LSMS-Integrated Surveys on Agriculture (LSMS-ISA) project and oversees the project activities in Nigeria and Ethiopia. She completed her Ph.D. in Economics from American University.
The Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS) and the Living Standards Measurement Study-Integrated Surveys on Agriculture (LSMS-ISA) were established to explore ways of improving the type and quality of household data collected by statistical offices in developing countries. The goal is to foster increased use of household data as a basis for policy decisionmaking.