Allen Park is a Senior Research Analyst for IFPRI’s Development Strategy and Governance Division, where he performs research and project management on behalf of the Central Asia Program. Prior to joining IFPRI, Allen specialized in migration issues and European affairs as a Presidential Management Fellow for the U.S. government. In Central Asia, Allen collected data for a microfinance firm in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan and served two years with the Peace Corps in Turkmenistan. Allen completed his B.A. at Yale University and master in public policy at Harvard.