John Hoddinott

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Position Title
H.E. Babcock Professor of Food and Nutrition Economics and Policy, Cornell University

Unit
MRR Innovation Lab Principal Investigator

Bio

John Hoddinott is the H.E. Babcock Professor of Food and Nutrition Economics and Policy, Cornell University. Before coming to Cornell in 2015, he was a Deputy Division Director at the International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington DC. His research focuses on the causes and consequences of poverty, hunger and undernutrition in developing countries.

Hoddinott has been heavily involved in primary data collection through living in a mud hut in western Kenya and a small town near Timbuktu Mali in addition to his work in Bangladesh, Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Kenya, Mali, Namibia, Niger and Zimbabwe. Hoddinott recieved his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Oxford.