Jeni Klugman

Jeni Klugman

Research Professor, Elliot School of International Affairs, George Washington University
WAPPP Fellow
Jeni Klugman

Jeni Klugman's research focuses on gender inequality and development. As a WAPPP Fellow, Jeni will continue exploring links between institutions, norms, and gender inequality.

Bio

Jeni Klugman is a fellow at the Kennedy School of Government’s Women in Public Policy Program at Harvard University and a Research Professor, Elliot School of International Affairs, George Washington University.   She recently became VicHealth’s second leading thinker, together with Iris Bohnet, under an initiative that aims to make behavioral insights practical and accessible for Victorian government, industry and not-for-profit organisations. Previous positions include Director of Gender and Development at the World Bank, and director and lead author of three global Human Development Reports published by the UNDP.  She sits on several boards and panels, including for the World Economic Forum and the Journal of Human Development and Capabilities. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Australian National University and postgraduate degrees in both Law and Development Economics from the University of Oxford where she was a Rhodes Scholar.

Research Topic:

Gender Inequality and Development