Kenneth Simler


Kenneth Simler is a Senior Economist at the World Bank’s Global Knowledge and Research Hub in Malaysia. His work focuses on the impacts of public policies on poverty and inequality, including both income and non-income dimensions such as food security, nutrition and education. He has published journal articles, books and book chapters on these topics as well as on poverty measurement and the spatial aspects of growth and development. Ken has a BA from Amherst College and MS and Ph.D. degrees from Cornell University.