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Derek Headey

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Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute
Derek Headey is a research fellow in the Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), where he joined as a postdoctoral fellow in 2008. A development economist, his research mostly focuses on the nexus between agricultural development and other development processes and outcomes, such as economic growth, structural change, poverty, nutrition, demographic change, and political processes. He has published in a variety of journals, including World Development, Journal of Development Studies, World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Research Observer, Population and Development Review, Agricultural Economics, Food Policy, Journal of International Development, and the Journal of International Political Economy.