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Alejandro Drexler's picture

Alejandro Drexler is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the McCombs School of Business in the University of Texas at Austin. His research interes... Read more »

Alfredo Mier y Teran's picture

Alfredo Mier y Teran is an Economist in the Ministry of Finance in Mexico (SHCP). His research interests are in the fields of Monetary Economics,... Read more »

Alvaro Enrique Pedraza Morales's picture

Alvaro Pedraza is an Economist in the Finance and Private Sector Development Team of the Development Research Group. His research ... Read more »

Amin Mohseni-Cheraghlou's picture
Amin Mohseni-Cheraghlou, is a Consultant in FPDCE and the core team for the 2014 GFDR. Previously, he worked in the World Bank's treasury group, Middle... Read more »
Andrés Liberman's picture

Andrés Liberman is an Assistant Professor of Finance at New York University Stern School of Business. His research focuses on... Read more »

Antoinette Schoar's picture

Antoinette Schoar is the Michael M. Koerner (49’) Professor of Entrepreneurial Finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management. She holds a PhD in Ec... Read more »

Asli Demirgüç-Kunt's picture

Asli Demirgüç-Kunt is the Director of Research in the World Bank. After joining the Bank in 1989 as a Young Economist, she has held different posit... Read more »

Augusto de la Torre's picture
Before his appointment as the region’s chief economist, Augusto de la Torre was a senior advisor responsible for financial matters in Latin America and... Read more »
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Biagio Bossone's picture

Biagio Bossone is founder and chairman of "The Group of Lecce" on global financial governance, and member of the Surveillance comm... Read more »

Bindu Ananth is the Chair of IFMR Finance Foundation. She worked with ICICI Bank in their microfinance practice between 2001 and 2005 where she co... Read more »
Bob Cull's picture

Robert Cull is a lead economist in the Read more »

Brian Pinto's picture
Brian Pinto is currently Senior Adviser in the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network of the World Bank Group. Prior to this, he served... Read more »
Burak Uras's picture

Burak Uras is an Assistant Professor at Tilburg University specializing in Financial Economics and Macroeconomics. One strand of h... Read more »

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Cesar Calderon is a Senior Economist with the Financial and Private Sector Development Vice Presidency. Read more »
Charles Calomiris's picture

Charles W. Calomiris is Henry Kaufman Professor of Financial Institutions at the Columbia University Graduate School of Business and a Professor at... Read more »

Choon Wang's picture
Liang Choon Wang is a lecturer at the Department of Economics of Monash University (Melbourne, Australia). His research interests include development... Read more »
Christine Richmond is an Economist at the International Monetary Fund in the Fiscal Affairs Department which she joined in 2010. Her current research... Read more »
Claudia Ruiz's picture
Claudia Ruiz is a Young Professional in the Finance and Private Sector Development Team of the Development Economics Research Group. She joined the Bank... Read more »
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Daniel A. Dias's picture
Danie lA. Dias is an Assistant Professor in the Economics Department of the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. He joined the University of... Read more »
Daniel Gros's picture
Daniel Gros is Director of the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) since 2000. He holds a Ph.D. in ... Read more »
David McKenzie's picture

David McKenzie is a Lead Economist in the Development Research Group, Finance and Private Sector Development Unit. He received his B.Com.(Hons... Read more »

Deniz Anginer's picture

Deniz Anginer is a Financial Economist in the Development Research Group at the World Bank. His research focuses on liquidity and credit risk in f... Read more »

Diana Bonfim's picture
Diana Bonfim is an economist in the Economics and Research Department of Bancode Portugal since 2001. Her research interests comprise financial... Read more »
Dirk Schoenmaker's picture
Dirk Schoenmaker is Dean of the Duisenberg school of finance. ... Read more »
Dorothe Singer's picture

Dorothe Singer is a consultant in the Finance and Private Sector Research Team of the Development Research Group at the World Bank... Read more »

Douglas Randall's picture
Douglas Randall is a Research Analyst in the Finance and Private Sector Development Team of the Development Economics Research Group. He joined the Bank... Read more »
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Eduardo Mendoza's picture

Eduardo Mendoza is a member of the Economic Studies group at Mexico’s National Banking and Securities Commission (CNBV). He has previously worked a... Read more »

Ejaz Ghani's picture

Ejaz Ghani taught Economics at Oxford University and Delhi University. He studied Economics in Delhi University, Jawahar Lal Nehru University, and... Read more »

Erik Feyen's picture

Erik Feyen is a Lead Financial Economist in the Financial Systems Global Practice of the World Bank. He heads the Practice’s global financial syste... Read more »

Eva M. Gutiérrez's picture

Eva Gutiérrez is a Lead Financial Sector Specialist in the Latin America and the Caribbean Region of the World Bank. World Bank. She has wide knowl... Read more »

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Francisco Buera is a Senior Economist and Research Advisor in the macroeconomics section of the Economic Research Department at th... Read more »

Franklin Allen's picture

Franklin Allen is the Nippon Life Professor of Finance and Economics at the Wharton School of Business. He is co-director of the Financial... Read more »

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Gayatri B. Koolwal's picture

Gayatri Koolwal is a consultant with the World Bank in the Development Development Economics Research Group (Agricultural and Rural Development).&n... Read more »

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Ha Minh Nguyen's picture
Ha Minh Nguyen is an Economist in the Macroeconomics and Growth Team of the Development Research Group. He joined the Bank in July 2009 as a Young... Read more »
Haelim Park's picture

Haelim Park is a financial economist at the Office of Financial Research, U.S. Treasury. She received her bachelor’s degree in eco... Read more »

Haki Pamuk's picture

Haki Pamuk is a PhD. student at the Department of Economics at Tilburg University. He completed his undergraduate and master studi... Read more »

Hans Degryse's picture

Hans Degryse is Professor of Finance at the Department of Accountan... Read more »

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Ignacio Mas's picture

Ignacio Mas is a Senior Research Fellow at the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford. He has been Senior Advisor in the Financial S... Read more »

Inci Otker-Robe's picture
Inci Otker-Robe is the Chief Technical Specialist in Finance for Development in the Financial and Private Sector Development Network (FPD), The World... Read more »
Inessa Love's picture

Inessa Love is a Senior Economist in the Finance and Private Sector Development Team of the Development Research Group. Since joining the Bank as a... Read more »

Iván Ríos's picture
Iván Ríos is part of the Economic Studies group at Mexico’s National Banking and Securities Commission (CNBV). His current research focuses on the use... Read more »
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Jan Loeprick is a PSD Specialist who advises clients as a member of the T&C business taxation team. He focuses on tax reg... Read more »

Jane Hwang's picture
Jane Hwang is a Financial Sector Specialist in the Latin America and Caribbean Region. She has worked in the financial sector field for nearly 10 years.... Read more »
Jason Lamb's picture

Jason Lamb is a deputy director on the Financial Services for the Poor team. He works with strategic partners and standard setting bodies to improv... Read more »

Javier Gonzalez has worked in the public sector in public finance and central banking and in the private sector in financial research. He has taugh... Read more »

José-Luis Peydró's picture

José-Luis Peydró is Professor of Economics at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Professor of Banking at Cass Business School, and CEPR... Read more »

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L. Colin Xu's picture

L. Colin Xu is a lead economist in the Research Group of the World Bank. He has worked mainly on the effects and the political economy of business... Read more »

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Leora Klapper's picture
Leora Klapper is a Lead Economist in the Development Research Group, Finance and Private Sector Research Unit, at the World Bank. Since joining the Bank... Read more »
Lucian Bebchuk's picture

Lucian Bebchuk is the William J. Friedman and Alicia Townsend Friedman Professor of Law, Economics, and Finance and Director of the Program on... Read more »

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Makaio Witte's picture

Makaio Witte is a financial sector development specialist at the German development agency GIZ. In his current position as advisor... Read more »

Margaret Miller's picture
Margaret Miller is a Senior Economist in the Finance and Markets Global Practice, where she has promoted the use of entertainment education (EE) to... Read more »
Maria Soledad Martinez Peria's picture

Maria Soledad Martinez Peria is the Research Manager of the Finance and Private Sector Development Team of the Development Economi... Read more »

Martin Cihak's picture
Martin Cihak is Lead Economist for Financial and Private Sector Development in the World Bank Group. He is currently the Task Team... Read more »
Martin Kanz's picture
Martin Kanzis an Economist in the Finance and Private Sector Development Team of the Development Research Group. He joined the Bank in July 2011... Read more »
Martin Melecky's picture
Martin Melecky is Senior Financial Economist for Financial and Private Sector Development in the World Bank Group. He is currently the Task Team Leader... Read more »
Mauricio Larrain's picture

Mauricio Larrain is an Assistant Professor of Finance at Columbia Business School. His research focuses on corporate finance and f... Read more »

Maya Eden's picture
Maya Eden is an economist in the Macroeconomics and Growth Team of the Development Research Group. She joined the group in August 2011, after completing... Read more »
Meghana Ayyagari's picture

Meghana Ayyagari is Associate Professor at the School of Business and the Elliott School of International Affairs, at George Washington Univer... Read more »

Megumi Kubota's picture
Megumi Kubota works at the office of the Chief Economist in the Latin America and the Caribbean region of the World Bank. She works on issues of... Read more »
Michael King's picture

Michael King is Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics, Trinity College Dublin. Michael’s research interests include the reach and impact... Read more »

Michael Klein's picture

Michael Klein is Professor at the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management in Germany and a Senior Adjunct Professor at the School of Advanced I... Read more »

Miriam Bruhn's picture

Miriam Bruhn is a Senior Economist in the Finance and Private Sector Development Team of the Development Research Group. She joine... Read more »

Mohammad Hoseini's picture

Mohammad Hoseini is a PhD student and a junior fellow of European Banking Center at Tilburg University. He completed his undergraduate and master s... Read more »

Murat Seker's picture

Murat Seker is an Economist in the Innovation, Technology, and Entrepreneurship Practice of the Finance and Private Sector Development Network in ... Read more »

Murillo Campello's picture

Professor Campello is an internationally recognized scholar of financial economics. Campello’s papers have dealt with issues such ... Read more »

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Neeltje van Horen's picture

Neeltje van Horen is a Senior Economist at the Research Department of De Nederlandsche Bank. Prior to joining DNB she worked as a ... Read more »

Nicholas Coleman is currently a doctoral candidate in the Department of Economics at Brown University. His primary research field is financial economics... Read more »
Norman Loayza's picture
Norman Loayza is a lead economist in the research department of the World Bank. He has also served as the Director of the World Development... Read more »
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Owen Ozier's picture
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 Electrical... Read more »
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Pablo Peña's picture
Pablo Peña leads the Economic Studies group at Mexico’s National Banking and Securities Commission (CNBV). The group was created in 2009. Its goal is to... Read more »
Parabal Singh's picture

Parabal Partap Singh has been a short-term consultant with the core GFDR team. Parabal attends Stanford University, focusing on Ec... Read more »

Paulo Correa's picture

Paulo Correa is a lead economist in the Financial and Private Sector Department of the Europe and Central Asia Region of the World Bank working in... Read more »

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Raju Jan Singh's picture

Raju Jan Singh is the Lead Economist for Central Africa, based in Yaoundé, Cameroon. Prior to joining the World Bank, Mr. Singh held positions at t... Read more »

Ralph De Haas (Maastricht, 1976) is a Deputy Director of Research at the EBRD. Prior to joining the EBRD, Ralph worked at the Banking Supervision a... Read more »

Rekha Reddy's picture

Rekha Reddy is a Senior Economist in the Latin America Finance and Private Sector Development group. She joined the World Bank as ... Read more »

René M. Stulz's picture
René M. Stulz is the Everett D. Reese Chair of Banking and Monetary Economics and the Director of the Dice Center for Research in Financial Economics at... Read more »
Robert Townsend's picture

Professor Townsend began his work as a theorist working on general equilibrium models, contract theory, and mechanism design. He is known for his... Read more »

Roberto N. Fattal Jaef's picture

Roberto N. Fattal Jaef is an economist in the Macroeconomics and Growth team of the World Bank’s Research Department. His research... Read more »

Roberto Rocha's picture

Roberto Rocha was a young professional at the IMF and transferred to the World Bank in 1985, where he has been since then. In his career in the Ba... Read more »

Rong Qian's picture
Rong Qian is a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Maryland. She is currently working at the World Bank, Growth and Macroeconomics Group. Her... Read more »
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Saidé Salazar's picture
Saidé Salazar is member of CNBV's economic research team, currently working on a nationwide survey aimed at identifying financing and competitiveness... Read more »
Samuel Maimbo is a Lead Financial Sector Specialist with the Africa Financial and Private Sector Development Unit. He has expertise in a range of... Read more »
Sankar De's picture
Professor Sankar De is currently associated with School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Shiv Nadar University, India, as Professor of Economics and... Read more »
Sergio Schmukler's picture
SERGIO SCHMUKLER is Lead Economist in the Development Research Group of the World Bank. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of California at... Read more »
Shahid Khandker's picture

Shahid Khandker is currently Lead Economist in the Agriculture and Rural Development Unit of the Development Research Group.  He was formerly ... Read more »

Sirenia Vazquez's picture
Sirenia Vazquez is part of the CNBV economic research team, currently studying the historical patterns of savings and credit flows at the municipality... Read more »
Stephen D. O'Connell is Chancellor's Fellow and Ph.D. student at City University of New York Graduate Center and a consultant to the World Bank. Read more »
Stephen O'Connell's picture
Stephen D O'Connell is currently a consultant in the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Unit of the World Bank. His work focuses on... Read more »
Steven Ongena's picture

Steven Ongena is a professor in empirical banking in the Department of Finance, the European Banking Center, and the Tilburg Law a... Read more »

Subika Farazi's picture

Subika Farazi is a Financial Sector Specialist working in the Financial Systems Global Practice of the World Bank. Her work focuses on providing fi... Read more »

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Tatiana Didier's picture

Tatiana Didier is a Research Economist in the World Bank’s Office of the Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean. She obtained a Ph.D. in... Read more »

Thorsten Beck's picture

Thorsten Beck is Professor of Banking and Finance at Cass Business School in London and Professor of Economics at Tilburg University in the Netherl... Read more »

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Vamsee Kanchi's picture

Vamsee Kanchi is a Communications Officer with the Operations and Strategy group in the Development Economics unit of the World Bank. Vamsee worked... Read more »

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William Kerr's picture
William Kerr is an Associate Professor at Harvard Business School. His research and teaching focuses on entrepreneurship and innovation. One research... Read more »
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Xavier Gine's picture

Xavier Gine is a Senior Economist in the Finance and Private Sector Development Team of the Development Research Group. He is currently a BREAD aff... Read more »

Ximena Del Carpio's picture
Ximena Del Carpio is a Senior Economist in the World Bank’s East Asia and Pacific Social Protection and Labor unit. Prior to joining this region she... Read more »
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Yongs Shin is an Associate Professor of Economics at the Washington University in St. Louis.

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Zia Qureshi's picture
Zia Qureshi is currently Director of Strategy and Operations in the Office of the Senior Vice President and Chief Economist of the World Bank. He has... Read more »