Development Economist
International Food Policy Research Institute

Sylvan Herskowitz is a Development Economist at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in the Markets, Trade, and Institutions Division. He completed his PhD in Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California, Berkeley and previously studied at Johns Hopkins' School of Advanced International Studies where he earned an M.A. in International Relations and at Wesleyan University where he did  his undergraduate studies. He has spent a number of years living and working in different parts of Africa, including Peace Corps service in Niger and a year with the World Bank in Malawi.