William Martin

Senior Research Fellow at International Food Policy Research Institute

Will Martin's 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 has a particular interest in measuring the economic costs of trade and tax distortions.He trained in economics and agricultural economics at the University of Queensland, the Australian National University and Iowa State University. He worked at the Australian Bureau of Agricultural Economics, the Australian National University and the World Bank before joining IFPRI in 2015