University of Oxford
“One way of predicting the future is to see if current trends continue.”
Lifting the World Out of Poverty
Max Roser is an economist working at the University of Oxford. His academic background is in philosophy and economics and his research interest is the long-term evolution of living standards around the world. In addition to his empirical research, Max publishes OurWorldInData.org, which tells the social, economic, and environmental history of our world up to the present day—based on empirical data and visualized in interactive graphs and maps.