Jean-Francois MaystadtJean-Francois Maystadt
Economic Consultant

Jean-Francois Maystadt is a Senior Lecturer in Development Economics at Lancaster University. Before joining Lancaster, he held positions at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI, Washington DC, 2010-2014) and Center for Institutions and Economic Performance (LICOS, 2012-2014) at KU Leuven, Belgium. He is a development economist specializing in the study of Conflicts, Natural Disasters and Forced Migration. His research is related to the causes and consequences of conflicts and forced migration in Central Africa (Democratic Republic of Congo), Eastern Africa (Tanzania, Somalia, South Sudan, Horn of Africa), Asia (China, Nepal), and the Arab world.  His works on refugees are related to the following papers: