Jesse Lastunen is a research associate at UNU-WIDER, where his work focuses on tax-benefit microsimulation models. He has previously worked for organizations such as OECD, RAND Corporation, Internet Association, and the Technopolis Group, conducting policy-oriented research on labour markets and emerging technologies.
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.
Research Associate, United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND Corporation
Internet Economy Research Fellow, Internet Association
External Consultant, OECD, Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation