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Philip Randolph Wollburg

Economist, Development Data Group, World Bank

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Philip Wollburg is an Economist in the World Bank’s Development Data Group in the Data Production and Methods Unit and a core team member for the World Development Report 2021 on Data for Better Lives. His research interests include agriculture, poverty, and climate impacts in low-income countries, as well as methodological aspects of and technological innovation in the measurement of key development indicators. Prior to joining the World Bank, he worked with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) and led a project aimed at delivering innovative renewable energy solutions to smallholder agricultural and fisheries communities in East Africa. He holds a post-graduate degree in development economics from the University of Oxford.