Greg Seymour

Research Fellow
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)


Greg Seymour is a Research Fellow with the Environment and Production Technology Division of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). His research agenda includes gender and agriculture; time use; household survey methods and measurement; and more recently, climate change adaptation. He was part of the teams that developed the original Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI) and project-level WEAI (pro-WEAI). His current research focuses on improving survey methods for measuring agency, particularly in the context of the WEAI family of indices, and understanding the impacts of women’s economic empowerment on agricultural and development outcomes. He has a PhD in economics from American University.