Jonah M. Rexer

Applied Development Microeconomist at the World Bank

Jonah M. Rexer

Jonah M. Rexer is an applied development microeconomist. His research studies how firms and investors navigate conflict, corruption, and crime in volatile markets. Jonah is also interested in the politics of international finance; the environmental and political consequences of natural resource wealth; urbanization in emerging countries; and climate change adaptation.

Jonah is currently an Economist at the World Bank in the South Asia Region Chief Economist (SARCE) Office, as well as a visiting scholar at Princeton University. Previously, he has been a Postdoctoral Associate in the Empirical Studies of Conflict research group and Lecturer at the School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University.

Jonah holds a PhD in Applied Economics from the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, and an MPA/ID from the Harvard Kennedy School. Jonah has conducted field research in Uganda, Nigeria, and Myanmar.