World Development Report 2008
HAROLD ALDERMAN, has earned both a PhD in Economics (Harvard) and a Masters degree in Nutrition (Cornell). Thus, it is natural that much of his research has been on the economics of nutrition and food policy. Having worked at the World Bank for the last 15 years, he is currently Lead Human Development Economist in the Africa region. Previously to joining the World Bank he spent ten years working at the International Food Policy Research Institute.