Gero Carletto

Gero Carletto is the Manager of the Data Production and Methods Unit in the Development Data Group (DECDG) at the World Bank, presented the 2019 LIS Summer lecture: A Thing of the Past? Household Surveys in
the New Global Data Landscape

For the past decade, Gero has managed the Living Standards Measurement Survey (LSMS), a flagship survey program at the World Bank. He is also currently directing the Center for Development Data (C4D2), a Rome-based hub of DECDG dedicated to fostering methodological innovation and strengthening capacity in household and farm surveys in low- and middle-income countries.

Gero has more than twenty-five years of experience in the collection, analysis and dissemination of household survey data. He has published dozens of scholarly articles on various topics ranging from poverty, migration, agriculture and rural development, as well as data collection methods and measurement issues. He holds a Ph.D. in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of California at Berkeley and a Laurea cum Laude in Statistics from the University of Siena, Italy.

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