Title: Principal Associate
Languages: English, French, German
Education: M.A., International Development Economics, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University
B.A., Political Science and German, Tufts University
Industry Experience: Agriculture, agribusiness, textiles and apparel, labor markets
Lynn Salinger brings three decades of accumulated experience in agriculture and food policy, labor and workforce development, and trade. Her work helps associations, companies, governments, and individuals in low- and middle- income countries benefit from joining world markets and global value-chains.
For USAID in Burma, Ms. Salinger currently leads a team producing evidence to promote economic reform and growth. For MCC she is examining gender and social inclusion for the upcoming Côte d’Ivoire Compact. In Southeast Asia, she led a study of sustainability options for the ASEAN Single Window.
In Mozambique, she measured the sectoral and labor impacts of a possible natural resource boom. Her research around the globe has estimated protection and comparative advantage focused on the determinants of food security, examined the impacts of free trade agreements, and assessed labor force participation determinants and the policies and incentives of labor sectors.