Espen Beer Prydz is an Economist working on measurement of poverty and inequality with the World Bank’s Development Data Group, based at the Center for Development Data in Rome. He has previously worked with the World Bank in Cambodia, South Sudan and Indonesia on poverty, social protection and economic policy.
Prior to joining the World Bank, Espen did research on poverty, labor markets and gender with the OECD Development Centre and The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab. He is a Norwegian national and holds an M.P.A. in International Development (M.P.A./I.D.) from Harvard University and a B.Sc. from the London School of Economics.