Johan A. Mistiaen, a Belgian national, is a Senior Economist currently based in Nairobi, Kenya. He works with clients to design and implement statistical capacity building operations and solutions in countries across the region, and oversees a portfolio of analytical and advisory work focused on poverty monitoring, economic policy and TA.
Previously he led the socio-economic and demographic data team in Washington DC and he worked in the Bank’s Research Department for a number of years. Over the past 17 years, he has worked closely with clients, operational teams, and development partners in Sub-Saharan Africa to drive innovation and improvements in statistical capacity, welfare measurement, and household survey programs, and to conduct applied economic policy analysis.
Johan studied Biology, Economics and Statistics at the Universities of York (UK) and Maryland (USA). You can access some of his publications, including his work on poverty & inequality measurement and small area estimation techniques here.
- Measuring Poverty in 60 Minutes
- Kenya’s re-based national accounts: myths, facts, and the consequences
- Moins de 1 000 jours avant l’échéance des OMD : de nouveaux tableaux de bord pour la dernière ligne droite
- A menos de 1.000 días de los ODM: Tableros de datos interactivos para seguir el último tramo
- لوحات بيانية لرصد فترة 1000 يوم قبل حلول الموعد النهائي للوفاء بالأهداف الإنمائية للألفية
- <1000 days to the MDGs: Data Dashboards to Monitor the last Stretch
- Seeing Between the Lines: Visualizing Global Poverty Trends