Arne Bigsten

Arne Bigsten is Professor of Development Economics at the University of Gothenburg, and Director of the Gothenburg Centre of Globalization and Development, Sweden. His research has addressed poverty and income distribution, trade and globalisation, industrial development, foreign aid and institutional reform. He has been involved in major projects on the impact of the coffee boom in the 1970s in Kenya and Tanzania, enterprise development in Africa, and the poverty of Ethiopian households.