Gbemisola “Mimi” Oseni is the Program Manager for Data Production and Advisory Services of the Development Data Group of the World Bank. As a member of the Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS) team, she coordinates the provision of technical assistance, capacity building activities, and survey clinics for National Statistical Offices (NSOs) and World Bank global practices to support all aspects of survey design and implementation. She has led methodological studies and the production of LSMS guidebooks to disseminate best practices and standards for household survey operations.
Mimi’s research interests are in the areas of poverty, education, labor, agriculture, and rural development, as well as data collection methods and measurement issues. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from American University, Washington DC, and a M.A. in Economics from Howard University, Washington, DC.