Junior Policy Analyst, Poverty Reduction and Social Development group, OECD
Jason Gagnon is a Junior Policy Analyst with the Poverty Reduction and Social Development group, focused particularly in the areas of migration, labour markets and development. In addition, Jason is a PhD candidate at the Paris School of Economics where he is studying the links between local sending-country labour markets and migration. Prior to joining the Development Centre in September of 2007, Jason has been a lecturer at the Pan-African Institute for Development in Douala, Cameroon, a financial consultant with Amity Bank Cameroon PLC and a financial auditor with the Office of the Auditor General of Canada and PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP. Besides his studies with the Paris School of Economics (DEA) where he wrote his Master thesis on the intertemporal determinants of migration, he has also completed graduate studies at the Stockholm School of Economics (MSc) and undergraduate studies at the University of Ottawa (BComm), alongside shorter stays at the ESC-Grenoble and the Centre for Public Policy in Prague.