Will Martin

Research Manager, Agriculture and Rural Development at The World Bank

Will Martin is Manager for Agricultural and Rural Development in the World Bank's Research Group. His recent research has focused primarily on the impacts of changes in trade policy and food prices on poor people in developing countries. Earlier research has also examined the impact of major trade policy reforms - including the Uruguay Round; the Doha Development Agenda; and China's accession to the WTO - on developing countries; implications of climate change for poor people; and implications of improvements in agricultural productivity in developing countries.He trained in economics and agricultural economics at the University of Queensland, the Australian National University and Iowa State University and worked at the Australian Bureau of Agricultural Economics and the Australian National University before joining the World Bank in 1991.