GS19 Speakers

Cheryl Doss

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Associate Professor and Senior Departmental Lecturer in development economics in the Department of International Development at the University of Oxford

Professor Cheryl Doss is an Associate Professor and Senior Departmental Lecturer in development economics in the Department of International Development at the University of Oxford. She taught at Yale University for 17 years before coming to Oxford. She has published extensively on intrahousehold decision-making, technology adoption, gender issues in agricultural development, and the gender asset and wealth gaps. She is one of the leaders of the Gender Asset Gap Project, which was designed to demonstrate that it is both feasible and important to collect individual level asset data in household surveys. Since 2012, she has been the Gender Advisor for the CGIAR Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets. She has worked with numerous international organizations on issues involving gender, rural development and data collection, including the World Bank, the International Food Policy Research Institute, UNDP, the Food and Agriculture Organization, the African Development Bank, among others.