Christian Johannes Meyer

European University Institute

Christian Meyer is a doctoral student in economics at the European University Institute. He focuses on development, labour, and behavioural economics. He is currently a visiting student at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

In his research he uses survey data, experiments, and computational tools to answer questions at the intersection of development and human behaviour. In his fieldwork, he studies how industrialization affects households in Ethiopia. He also works with the World Bank to explore the use of cloud computing infrastructure for poverty measurement. Before starting his PhD, he was a consultant with the World Bank’s Development Research Group, a Research Associate at the Center for Global Development (CGD) and a consultant with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

Researcher's Grant Projects

The project seeks to further our understanding of the effects of industrialization initiatives on rural communities in developing countries.
Researchers: Morgan Hardy, Kevin Croke, Christian Johannes Meyer
Grants Round: 23rd Round
Country: Ethiopia
Cross-cutting themes: Gender