Jan Willem Gunning
Emeritus Professor of Development Economics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Jan Willem Gunning (DPhil Oxford) is emeritus professor of development economics. He has been a staff member of the World Bank in Washington DC and a professor at the University of Oxford where he was the director of the Centre for the Study of African Economies. His research interests include impact evaluation; transport cost and rural welfare; and the demand for insurance in developing countries.
Recent work by Jan Willem Gunning
Transport costs, income, and market size affect variety and prices in villages. Infrastructure investment is thus key to consumer welfare.