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Aaditya Mattoo is Research Manager, Trade and Integration, at the World Bank. He specializes in trade policy analysis and the operation... Read more »
Aifa Fatimata Ndoye Niane joined the World Bank in October 2011 as an agricultural economist based in Dakar, Senegal. Her work at the... Read more »
Lex Huurdeman is a Senior Oil and Gas Expert at the World Bank. Lex brings senior leadership with over 30 years of... Read more »

Anand Rajaram is Sector Manager for public sector and governance work in the Africa region of the World Bank.  He was previously... Read more »

Andreas Blom works as a Lead Economist in the World Bank’s education units in Africa. He supports management in implementing strateg... Read more »

Anton Dobronogov is a Senior Economist at the Global Practice for Macroeconomics and Fiscal Management of the World Bank. Prior... Read more »
Aparajita Goyal is a Senior Economist in the Poverty Global Practice of the World Bank in Washington DC. Her work focuses on... Read more »
Asumani Guloba is an Economist in the World Bank office in Zambia. Previously, he served as an economist in the World Bank Uganda office.... Read more »
Aurélien is an economist in the Nairobi office of the World Bank, where he works on Somalia, Burundi and Kenya (leading the Bank's work... Read more »
Awa Sanou is a  Phd Sudent and Graduate Research Assistant in the Department of Agriculture, Food and Resource... Read more »
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Bekele Shiferaw is the Executive Director of the Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP). He is a development and resource... Read more »
Bolarin T. Omonona, a reader in the Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Ibadan, Nigeria is actively... Read more »
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Collin Namayuba Nabiswa is a blogger for The Motley Fool, and a project supervisor for the SAJEKI Agency, a marketing... Read more »
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Damien de Walque is a Senior Economist in the Development Research Group (Human Development and Public Services Team). He recei... Read more »

Daniel Sellen is a Sector Leader  in the area of agriculture and rural development, covering Bénin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire... Read more »

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David is a Senior Economist in the Chief Economist's Office for the Africa Region of the World Bank. He coordinates impact evaluation... Read more »
Deon Filmer is a Lead Economist at the World Bank. He has published research in the areas of education, health, social protection and... Read more »
Diariétou Gaye, a Senegalese national, joined the Bank in January 1996 as a Country Economist, after serving in the Ministry of Economy... Read more »
Dino Merotto is a Lead Economist in the Economic Policy and Department of the World Bank. Now leading PRMED's debt unit, he worked... Read more »

Dirk Reinermann, a German national, joined the World Bank Group in 1996, as an Advisor to the German Executive Director on the World... Read more »

Dominique Njinkeu is a Lead Trade Facilitation Expert and the Program Coordinator of the Trade Facilitation Facility (TFF) at the... Read more »
Dominique Van De Walle is a Lead Economist in the World Bank's Gender and Development Group. She holds a Masters in Economics from the... Read more »
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Elizabeth M. White is Senior Strategy Officer and Program Manager for the Africa... Read more »

Ellen McCullough is a PhD candidate in the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics at Cornell University. She plans to graduate in... Read more »
Emilie A. Mushobekwa is Economist, working for the World Bank in DR Congo since 2003. She also performs the role of Respectful Workplace... Read more »
Emmanuel Maina Djoulde is the Director of International Cooperation for the Ministry of Public Health in Cameroon. Read more »
Espen Beer Prydz is an Economist working on issues of poverty, inequality and survey methods in the World Bank’s Development Research... Read more »
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Fernando Im is an Economist in the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Unit (PREM, AFTP1). Previously he worked at the... Read more »

Francesco Strobbe is a Senior Financial Economist with the World Bank Group (WBG).  Over the past four years he has been responsible... Read more »
Francisco H. G. Ferreira is the World Bank’s Chief Economist for the Africa Region and a Research Fellow at the... Read more »
Frederick Owegi works as an Economist in the World Bank's Nairobi office. Read more »
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Gabriel is Senior Economist in the Hanoi office of the World Bank, where he has worked on poverty issues since March 2013. Prev... Read more »

Gandham N.V.Ramana is a Lead Health Specialist currrently based in Nairobi Kenya. He started his career as a primary care physician in... Read more »
Gareth Austin is a professor of African and comparative economic history at the Graduate Institute in Geneva. After... Read more »
Guang Zhe Chen, a Chinese national, joined the World Bank in 1997. Trained as a development economist, Mr. Chen has over 20 years of... Read more »
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Senior Communications Officer, World Bank Africa Region

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Himdat Bayusuf is a consultant working on higher, basic and secondary education for the World Bank in Africa Read more »
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Isis Gaddis is an Economist with the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management (PREM) team in Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania). Before joining... Read more »
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Jacques Morisset is the World Bank Lead Economist in Madagascar. After getting his PhD in Economics from the University of Geneva, he has... Read more »
Jane Kiringai is a Senior Economist based in the Kenya country Office. Jane undertakes economic analytical work in the areas of... Read more »
Janneke Hartvig Blomberg is a Nutrition Specialist with the World Bank, based in the Tanzania Country Office since October 2009 where she... Read more »
Jesús Crespo Cuaresma is Professor of Economics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU), as well as Director of Economic... Read more »
Johannes Zutt, a Dutch national, has been active in development since 1990. His early experience involved program planning, and... Read more »

John S.Wilson is a Lead Economist in the Development Economics Research Group of the World Bank. Mr. Wilson currently directs research... Read more »

Jorge Saba Arbache is Senior Economist in the World Bank's Office of the Chief Economist, Africa Region, and is the director of the... Read more »
I am an agriculturalist by training with graduate degrees in Crop Science. I work in the Uganda Country Office of the World Bank as a... Read more »
Julio is a senior country economist for Zambia. Before joining the Bank in 2005, he worked at the Institute of International Finance, as... Read more »

Justin Yifu Lin is the former World Bank Chief Economist and Senior Vice President, Development Economics. In his capacity, Mr. Lin ... Read more »

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Kalpana Kochhar was appointed the Chief Economist for the South Asia Region (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal,... Read more »

Kathleen Beegle is a World Bank Program Leader for Ghana, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, based in Accra, Ghana. She covers the sectors o... Read more »

Keziah Muthembwa works as a Communications Officer in the World Bank's Nairobi office, where she provides support to communication,... Read more »
Khwima Nthara, a Malawian national, is a World Bank Senior Economist for Malawi. He joined the Bank in February 2005. In his current... Read more »

Kirk Hamilton is a Lead Economist in the Development Research Group of The World Bank and co-author of The Changing Wealth of Nations ... Read more »

Kristen Himelein is a poverty economist with Africa PREM covering Cameroon, Gabon, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. Prior to joining PREM, she... Read more »
Since 2007, Kristina Nwazota has worked for the World Bank Africa Region as the regional Online Communications Officer in charge of... Read more »
Kristoffer Welsien is a World Bank Economist based in Dar es Salaam. After obtaining two master’s degrees in Economics and Econometrics... Read more »

Kweku Opoku-Agyemang is a Development Impact Lab Postdoctoral Fellow at the Blum Center for Developing Economies, University of... Read more »

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Leonard Wantchekon is a professor of politics and an associated member of the economics faculty at Princeton University. Prior to working... Read more »
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Mahjabeen Haji is an Economist with the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management (PREM) team in Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania). Prior to... Read more »
Malcolm Ehrenpreis works to turn the evidence from the World Bank's Africa Region Gender Innovation Lab into policy . He joined the lab... Read more »
Originally from Zambia, Maleele Choongo is a passionate member of the African Diaspora. She is interested in gender, youth, and... Read more »

Manka Angwafo is a Research Analyst in the Office of the World Bank Chief Economist for the Africa Region. In that capacity, she... Read more »

Marcela Valdivia is Fulbright scholar and Graduate Student at Georgetown University. She is currently a short term consultant at the... Read more »
Marcus Holmlund is an IE coordinator with the Development Impact Evaluation Initiative (DIME). He oversees and participates in a... Read more »
Marek Hanusch is an Economist in the World Bank’s Global Practice for Macroeconomics and Fiscal Management, having... Read more »

Ms. Marilou Uy is the Sector Director for the Africa Financial and Private Sector Development Department at the World Bank. Previously... Read more »

Mark Thomas is Sector Manager for Poverty Reduction and Economic Management in the Africa Region of the World Bank.
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Markus Goldstein is a development economist with experience working in Sub-Saharan Africa, East Asia, and South Asia. He is currentl... Read more »

Martha Nasipwondi Wakoli most recently served as an intern for the Kenya Youth Empowerment Project in Nairobi. Her blog... Read more »
Matthias Cinyabuguma is a Senior Economist at the World Bank working on Senegal. Prior to that he worked as professor of Economics at the... Read more »

Meritxell Martinez is an International Finance Corporation (IFC) operations officer in charge of coordinating a country program gear... Read more »

Mike is a Business Incubation Specialist with infoDev and joined the team after working with infoDev's Climate Technology Program,... Read more »
Michael O’Sullivan is an Economist and the land thematic leader for the World Bank's Gender Innovation Lab. He analyzes the impact of... Read more »
Michele Zini is a Research Analyst at the World Bank’s Office in South Africa, with the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management (PREM)... Read more »
Michelle Poulin is a sociologist working in the Africa Region Gender Innovation Lab within the World Bank's Africa Region's Chief... Read more »
Moctar NDiaye is a PhD candidate in agricultural economics at the University of Montpellier. His research interests include commodity... Read more »
Mombert Hoppe is an Economist in the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Department of the World Bank, focusing on collaborative... Read more »
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Norbert Schady, a German national, is a Senior Economist in the Development Research Group of the World Bank. He received his B.A, from... Read more »
Noro Aina Andriamihaja, a Malagasy national, assumed her current position as Economist of the World Bank’s Madagascar Country Office from... Read more »
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Obiageli "Oby" Ezekwesili, a Nigerian national, was appointed Vice President for the World Bank's Africa Region in 2007. She oversees... Read more »
Olivier Puech is the French Web & Social Networks Editor at the World Bank. He previously worked in Paris at the OECD Development... Read more »
Omowunmi Ladipo is the World Bank Country Manager for Rwanda with overall responsibility for managing a program that supports Rwanda’s... Read more »
Owen Ozier is an economist in the Human Development unit of the Development Research Group. He received his M.Eng. and B.S. degrees in... Read more »
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Patricia Palale is a public sector management specialist in the World Bank Office in Zambia. She is the Task Team Leader&... Read more »

Prior to his appointment as Sector Manager Mr. Materu was Program Leader for higher education in the Africa Region, Cluster Leader for 16... Read more »
Philip Keefer is a Lead Research Economist in the Development Research Group of the World Bank. Since receiving his PhD in Economics from... Read more »

Praveen Kumar is the World Bank's Lead Economist for Zimbabwe. Before taking this position, he worked as Lead Economist for Kenya. ... Read more »

Preeti Arora is a Senior Country Economist in the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Unit of the World Bank’s Southern Africa... Read more »
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QUY-TOAN DO is an Economist in the Poverty Team of the Development Research Group. Since joining the Bank as a Young Economist in 2002,... Read more »
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Rachel K. Sebudde is a Senior Economist in the World Bank's Africa, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Unit. She has over 15 years... Read more »
Ravi Kanbur is T. H. Lee Professor of World Affairs at Cornell University. He holds a bachelor's degree from Cambridge and a doctorate... Read more »
Ricardo Gazel, a citizen of Brazil, received his B.A. degree in Economics from University of Minas Gerais, Brazil in 1981. He worked in... Read more »

Rita Oulai is an International Finance Corporation (IFC) consultant working in microfinance and digital finance in Abidjan, Cote d’I... Read more »

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Dr. Sajitha Bashir is Education Sector Manager for Eastern and Southern Africa region of the World Bank. She has over 15 years of... Read more »
Sandeep Mahajan is the World Bank's Lead Economist for South Africa. Read more »
A social media intern for the Africa region of the World Bank, Sarah Clavel, who was raised in Côte d'Ivoire, graduated from the... Read more »
Saweda Liverpool-Tasie is an assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics at Michigan State... Read more »
Sheriff Mahmud Ismail, a Sierra Leonean national, joined the World Bank Group (WBG) in 2011. Mr. Ismail has more than nine years of... Read more »

Shiva Makki joined the World Bank research department in 2004 as a senior economist.  He is part of a unit involved in financin... Read more »

Stephan Klasen is a professor of development economics at the University of Göttingen in Germany.  He holds a Ph.D.... Read more »
Stevan Lee is a Senior Economist at the World Bank. Prior to that, he was an economist at the British Department for International... Read more »
Steven Kapoloma is a Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow. He is a corporate communication expert with over 12 years of professional experience in... Read more »

Stuti Khemani is a Senior Economist in the Development Research Group and the Africa region’s Chief Economist’s office of the World... Read more »

Susie Lonie is a Digital Finance Specialist working with IFC. Susie is one of the creators of the M-PESA money transfer service. In ... Read more »

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Thomas Danielewitz is a statistician in the World Bank’s Development Data Group. In August 2011 he relocated to World Bank headquarters... Read more »
Tom Dickinson, a social protection specialist at the World Bank, is implementing cash transfer programs in low-income countries, with a... Read more »
Tijan M. Sallah is an economist and currently manager, Capacity Development and Partnerships Unit of the Africa Region, the World Bank.... Read more »
Tom Bundervoet joined the World Bank in 2012 as Poverty Economist in Rwanda. Tom is an applied economist whose research mainly focuses on... Read more »
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Vijay Pillai is currently World Bank's Country Manager in Sierra Leone. He has over 20 years of development experience with bilateral and... Read more »
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Wale Ogunleye is a  PhD student at the Department Agricultural Economics, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He... Read more »

WALY WANE is an Economist in the Development Research Group (Public Services Team). He joined the bank in August 1999 after complet... Read more »

Will Wiseman is the Sector Leader for Human Development in Turkey, based in the World Bank Ankara Office. Prior to this Will worked in... Read more »
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Yutaka Yoshino is Economist with a joint appointment in the Office of the Chief Economist and the Office of the Sector... Read more »
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Zeina Partow is a Senior Country Economist in the Africa Division of the World Bank.

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