Dr. Moritz Meyer is an economist with The World Bank working on poverty and inequality analytics with linkages to labor markets and social policy. His work program includes writing background papers, preparing policy briefs and cooperating with internal and external clients.
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Before joining The World Bank in mid- 2012, Moritz Meyer worked as a consultant for the Asian Development Bank and did a research opportunity at the International Labor Organization focusing on labor markets and social policy in developing countries and transition economies.
Moritz Meyer obtained a PhD in economics from the European University Institute in Florence. His thesis explores in more detail how "Institutions, circumstances and interactions between agents shape economic outcomes on the individual and aggregate level". Each paper combines a theoretical model and an empirical framework to better understand how the wider environment influences behavior and outcomes in markets.
He also holds a Diploma degree from the University of Mannheim and the Universitat Pompeu Fabra and a Master degree from the European University Institute.