Marco Tiberti is an Economist in the Data Production and Methods Unit of the World Bank’s Development Data Group. His primary research interests are in the areas of agricultural and rural development, as well as data collection methods and measurement issues. As a member of the Living Standard Measurement Study (LSMS) team, he coordinates LSMS project activities in West Africa. He is an expert in survey instrument development, field operations, and data quality control and analysis of household and agricultural surveys. He holds a Ph.D. in Development Economics from the University of Florence.