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Nishant Yonzan

ET Consultant, Global Poverty and Inequality Data Unit, DECDG, World Bank

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Nishant Yonzan is an ET Consultant to the Global Poverty and Inequality Data team in the Development Data Group at the World Bank, contributing to the group’s agenda on measuring global poverty and inequality. His research interests include the measurement and the causes and consequences of economic welfare. Some of his work has highlighted the role of institutions in shaping economic distributions and civil conflict, the impact of COVID-19 on poverty and inequality, the effect of cash transfers on fertility, and the differences between income measured from survey and tax data. Nishant holds a doctorate in economics from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.