Jakob Dirksen

Research and Policy Officer


Jakob is a Research and Policy Officer at OPHI. He does both academic research on multidimensional poverty measurement and analysis and associated areas – and he works with international partners in United Nations agencies and governments around the world towards the development of multidimensional poverty indices as permanent official statistics and all-of-government policy tools.

Jakob is also the Principal Researcher for the Perceptions of Inequality Research Programme at LSE's International Inequalities Institute and a Lecturer at Leuphana University of Lüneburg in Germany.

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