Jesse Lastunen

Jesse Lastunen

UNU-WIDER

Jesse Lastunen is a research associate at UNU-WIDER, where his work focuses on tax-benefit microsimulation models, including research on COVID-19 in Africa and Vietnam. He has previously worked for organizations such as OECD, RAND Corporation and the Technopolis Group.

Jesse received his PhD in policy analysis from the Pardee RAND Graduate School, with analytical concentrations in economics and quantitative methods. He has master’s degrees in international economics and technology policy.