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David Newhouse, Senior Economist, Poverty & Equity Global Practice, World Bank

David Newhouse

Senior Economist, Poverty & Equity Global Practice, World Bank

David Newhouse is a Senior Economist in the World Bank’s Poverty and Equity Global Practice and a fellow at the Institute of Labor Economics. His work has focused on economic measurement and analysis related to poverty and jobs in developing countries. He currently co-leads the Sub-Saharan Africa team for statistical development, the expansion of the Bank’s Global Monitoring Database of harmonized household survey data, and efforts to incorporate satellite imagery into poverty measurement. He holds a doctorate in economics from Cornell University, and has published over 20 articles in respected field journals on labor, poverty, health, and education in developing countries.