Biography

Michiel van Dijk is a senior researcher at Wageningen Economic Research, part of Wageningen University and Research and a guest research scholar at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA). He previously held positions as associate professor at Eindhoven University of Technology, researcher at the Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO) and West Africa campaigns officer at Oxfam Netherlands. From 2016 to 2020 he was a Research Scholar at IIASA. His research interests include the analysis of agricultural production, food security and climate change using a combination of global simulation models, micro-econometrics and spatial analysis. He has been a (lead) researcher in projects funded by CIMMYT, DFID, USAID, GEF, UNIDO, World Bank and the EU and has extensive working experience in Africa, Asia and Latin America. He holds a PhD in Technology and Development Studies from Eindhoven University of Technology and a MSc. in Quantitative Economics from Maastricht University.