Jakob Dirksen

Research and Policy Officer


Jakob is 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 Lecturer at Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Germany.

He previously held research positions at the Blavatnik School of Government and Mansfield College (both University of Oxford), and has worked in diplomacy for the German Federal Foreign Office.

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