Dr Christian Johannes Meyer

Lead Researcher

Dr Christian Johannes Meyer is the Lead Researcher of the Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Development at the University of Oxford. At the University, he is also affiliated with the Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE) and the Mind & Behaviour Research Group.

Meyer’s research interest lies at the intersection of development, labour, and behavioral economics. Most of his work uses laboratory and field experiments in close cooperation with partner organizations, combined with original data collection.

Before joining the Oxford Martin School, Meyer was a Postdoctoral Prize Research Fellow at Nuffield College and the Department of Economics at the University of Oxford. Prior to joining the University, Meyer worked with the World Bank, the Center for Global Development, and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. He holds a PhD in Economics from the European University Institute.