Contributor : Profile
Jed Friedman is a Lead Economist in the Development Research Group (Poverty and Inequality Team) at the World Bank. Jed’s research interests include the measurement of well-being and poverty as well as the evaluation of health and social policies. His current research topics include investigating the nutritional and development gains from early childhood investment programmes, as well as testing new approaches to survey-based well-being measurement. Jed holds a Bachelors in Philosophy from Stanford University and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Michigan.
Posts by Jed Friedman
The introduction of lockdown policies to contain the transmission of Covid-19 led to a debate on what type of lockdowns were warranted, and whether the benefits justified the accompanying economic con...