David LawsonUniversity of Manchester (Manchester, UK)
David Lawson is faculty member at The Institute for Development Policy and Management (IDPM), University of Manchester. He has 20 years of developing country experience, having lived and worked extensively in developing countries. His research interests are in development economics, but more specifically applied microeconometric analysis, and poverty dynamics, in relation to health and gender. He has published in leading development journals such as World Development and Journal of Development Studies, and has consulted extensively for the World Bank, UNICEF and DFID on gender and poverty issues. He is currently an expert panel advisor on health and equity and gender issues for WHO and OECD. He is lead editor of ‘What Works for The Poorest: Poverty Reduction Programmes for the Ultra Poor’ (2010, Practical Action), and co-editor of ‘Health, Inequality and Development’ (2011, Palgrave), and is currently co-editing a book on issues of Gender and Poverty.