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Aaditya Mattoo's picture
Aaditya Mattoo is Research Manager, Trade and Integration, at the World Bank. He specializes in trade policy analysis and the operation of the WTO, and... Read more »
Adam Wagstaff's picture

Adam Wagstaff is Research Manager of the Human Development and Public Services team in the Development Research Group. He holds a DPhil in economic... Read more »

Aminur Rahman's picture
Aminur Rahman is currently working as a Senior Investment Policy Officer in the Investment Climate Department of the World Bank Group. Previously he... Read more »
Ana Fernandes's picture
Ana Fernandes is Senior Economist in the Development Research Group (Trade and Integration Unit) at the World Bank. Read more »
Anca Maria Podpiera's picture

Anca Maria Podpiera is a consultant with the Financial and Private Sector Development, Europe and Central Asia working on institutional structures ... Read more »

Andrew Beath's picture
Andrew Beath is a Young Professional in the World Bank's Office of the Chief Economist for East Asia and the Pacific. Prior to joining the World Bank in... Read more »
Anna Reva's picture
Anna Reva is an operations officer at the World Bank’s Poverty Reduction and Equity Department. She has done research on innovation, climate change and... Read more »
Annette De Kleine Feige's picture
Annette De Kleine Feige, is a Senior Economist for the Development Prospects Group (DECPG). She is lead author of the Weekly Brief and contributes to... Read more »
Aparajita Goyal's picture
Aparajita Goyal is an economist at the World Bank. Her research focuses on microeconomic issues of development, with a particular emphasis on... Read more »
Aristomene Varoudakis's picture
Aristomene Varoudakis is currently Economic Adviser at the Office of the World Bank Chief Economist. He has previously served as a Lead Economist and... 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 »

Asli Gurkan's picture
Asli Gurkan is a Social Development Specialist at the Social Development Department, the World Bank. Her specialization and interest areas are... Read more »
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Benjamin Taylor's picture
Benjamin Taylor is a trade specialist for the World Bank’s Development Economics Research Group. In this capacity, his research focuses on trade costs... Read more »
Bruce Thomson's picture

Bruce Thomson is a consultant in the World Bank’s Development Economics Research Group where he focuses on trade facilitation and international eco... Read more »

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Carlos Rodríguez Castelán's picture
Carlos Rodríguez Castelán is an economist in the Poverty Global Practice (GPVDR) currently working in the Latin America and the... Read more »
Caryn Bredenkamp's picture
Caryn Bredenkamp is a Senior Economist in the World Bank Group’s HNP Global Practice and is based in Manila. She specializes in health... Read more »
Célestin Monga's picture

Célestin Monga, a Cameroonian national, is Economic Advisor to the World Bank Senior Vice President and Chief Economist. In his 13-year career in the... Read more »

Chad P Bown's picture
Chad P. Bown is a Senior Economist in the World Bank’s Development Research Group, Trade and International Integration (DECTI), in Washington, DC. Bown... Read more »
Christoph Lakner's picture
Christoph Lakner is an Extended Term Consultant in the Development Research Group (Poverty & Inequality team) at the World Bank... Read more »
Claudia Sepúlveda's picture

Claudia Sepúlveda is Senior Economist in the Development Economics Vice Presidency at the World Bank. She has held positions in different units of ... Read more »

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David Evans's picture
David is a Senior Economist in the Chief Economist's Office for the Africa Region of the World Bank. He coordinates impact evaluation work across... Read more »
David Rosenblatt's picture
David Rosenblatt is an Economic Advisor at the Office of the Chief Economist, World Bank. Prior to this, he was a Lead Economist and Sector Leader ... Read more »
Delfin Go's picture
Delfin Go is Lead Economist in the World Bank's Development Prospects Group and the main author of the 2010 and 2011 Global Monitoring Reports. He was... Read more »
Dilip Ratha's picture
Dilip Ratha is Manager, Migration and Remittances Unit and CEO, Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development (KNOMAD) in the Development... Read more »
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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 »

Eric Swanson's picture
Eric Swanson is senior adviser in the World Bank's Development Data Group. For many years he was the managing editor of the World Development Indicators... Read more »
Eugenia Suarez Moran's picture
Eugenia Suarez Moran joined the Bank in October 2011 and is a core team member of the Read more »
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Forhad Shilpi's picture

Forhad Shilpi holds a joint appointment as a Senior Economist in the Development Economics Research Group and South Asia Sustainable Development un... Read more »

Francesca Recanatini's picture

Francesca has worked on governance, integrity and corruption since the beginning of her career working at the Center of Institutional Reform... Read more »

Francisco Ceballos is a Consultant for the World Bank's Research group. Previously based in Buenos Aires and Johannesburg, he has contributed in... Read more »
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Gayatri Singh is a Consultant with the East Asia and Pacific Infrastructure Unit (EASIN) and the Development Economics Prospects Group’s (DECPG) Mi... Read more »

Ghazala Mansuri's picture
Ghazala Mansuri is a lead economist in the Poverty Reduction and Equity Group of the World Bank. Her research spans four broad areas: rural land, labor... Read more »
Gladys Lopez-Acevedo's picture
Gladys Lopez-Acevedo is a Senior Economist in the World Bank Poverty Reduction and Equity Unit. Her research interests include poverty, labor markets,... Read more »
Govinda Timilsina's picture
GOVINDA TIMILSINA is a Senior Research Economist in the Research Department at the World Bank, Washington, DC. He has more than 17 years experience... 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 »
Hans Lofgren's picture
HANS LOFGREN is a Senior Economist in the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG). He is the key developer of MAMS (Maquette for MDG [Millennium... Read more »
Helene Barroy's picture
Helene, a French national, brings 14 years of experience in producing policy and research analyses on a range of Health System and Health Financing... Read more »
Hernan Winkler's picture
Hernan Winkler is an economist in the Office of the Chief Economist for Europe and Central Asia (ECA) at the World Bank. He specializes... Read more »
Hinh T. Dinh's picture

Hinh T. Dinh is currently a Lead Economist in the Office of the Senior Vice President and Chief Economist of the World Bank in Washington DC.... Read more »

Hussain Samad is a consultant with the World Bank in the Development Research Group (Agricultural and Rural Development). He holds a MS in... Read more »
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Ibrahim Levent's picture
Ibrahim Levent is a senior information officer at the World Bank and leads the Financial Data team of the Development Data Group. He oversees the... 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 »
Indermit Gill's picture
Indermit Gill is Director for Development Policy in the World Bank's Office of the Chief Economist. Before this, he was the Chief Economist for Europe... Read more »
Indhira Santos's picture
Indhira Santos is an Economist at the Europe and Central Asia Region at the World Bank. She works in the Human Development Department on labor market... Read more »
Ioannis N Kessides's picture
Ioannis N Kessides is a former Lead Economist in the World Bank's Development Research Group. His areas of specialization are competition,... Read more »
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Jaime Saavedra-Chanduvi's picture

A native of Peru, Saavedra-Chanduvi has overseen oper... Read more »

Jamele Rigolini is a Senior Economist in the World Bank’s Office of the Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean. His areas of expertise... Read more »
Jean-Jacques Dethier's picture

Jean-Jacques is the Manager of the Research Services unit in the Development Economics Vice Presidency, at the World Bank. He has worked at the World... Read more »

Jishnu Das's picture

Jishnu Das is a Senior Economist in the Development Research Group at The World Bank. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in Economics in... Read more »

Jody Zall Kusek's picture
Jody Zall Kusek has published and worked in the area of results based management for much of her career. She currently works for the World Bank where... Read more »
John Gibson is Professor in the Department of Economics, University of Waikato and a Senior Research Associate of Motu Economic and Public Policy... Read more »
John Wilson's picture

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

Jon Strand's picture
Jon Strand , a Norwegian national, is a senior economist in the World Bank Development Research Group's Environment and Energy Team in Washington, D.C.... Read more »
Jos Verbeek's picture
Jos Verbeek, is a lead economist at the World Bank and leads the work on the Global Monitoring Report. He is an economist with expertise in country... Read more »
José Alejandro Quijada's picture
José Alejandro Quijada is part of the Global Monitoring Report team, Development Economics Prospects Group at the World Bank. He works on issues related... Read more »
Jose Luis Diaz Sanchez's picture
Jose Luis Diaz Sanchez is an Economist at the Office of the World Bank Chief Economist. His has also held assignments at the World Bank’s Independent... Read more »
Julie Barbet-Gros's picture
Julie Barbet-Gros is a consultant with the World Bank’s Poverty Reduction and Economic Management (PREM) group in Washington DC. She is working on... Read more »
Jun Erik Rentschler's picture
Jun Erik Rentschler is a Research Analyst for the WDR 2014, working with the World Bank SDN Chief Economist’s Office and the Global Facility for... Read more »
Justin Yifu Lin's picture

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

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Karla Hoff's picture
Karla Hoff is a Co-Director of the World Development Report 2015 on Mind and Culture and a... Read more »
Kaushik Basu's picture
Kaushik Basu became Senior Vice President for Development Economics and World Bank Chief Economist on October 1, 2012. Prior to that, he was Chief... Read more »
Kinnon Scott's picture
Kinnon Scott is a Senior Economist in the Poverty and Inequality Unit within the World Bank's Research Group. She has been involved in the Living... Read more »
Kirk Hamilton's picture

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

Klaus Deininger's picture
Klaus Deininger is a Lead Economist in the rural development group of the Development Economics Group. His areas of research focus on income and asset... Read more »
Kyla Wethli's picture
Kyla Wethli is an economist with expertise in macroeconomic policy and analysis, and a member of the core team for the World Development Report 2014.... Read more »
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Laura Bonzanigo's picture

Laura Bonzanigo is a Research Analyst at the World Bank. She specializes in decision support for the integrated assessment of natu... Read more »

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 »
Lidia Ceriani's picture
Lidia Ceriani is short term consultant at ECA-PREM, World Bank. A Ph.D graduate in Public Economics from the University of Pavia, she has been lecturer... Read more »
Lire Ersado's picture
Lire Ersado is a Senior Economist with the Human Development Unit of the Middle East and North Africa Region (MNA), the World Bank. Currently he manages... Read more »
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Merrell Tuck-Primdahl: Merrell is Senior Communications Officer in the World Ba... Read more »

Luc Christiaensen's picture

Luc Christiaensen is a Senior Economist in the Development Research Group of the World Bank. He takes a keen interest in issues related to poverty... Read more »

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Mahmoud Mohieldin's picture
Mahmoud Mohieldin is the World Bank Group president’s special envoy. He also serves as the World Bank representative at G20 Deputies Meetings. He holds... Read more »
Margaret Grosh's picture

Margaret Grosh is the Lead Economist for Human Development in the Latin American and Caribbean Region and co- leader for the Safety Nets Global Exp... Read more »

Margaux Hall's picture

Margaux J. Hall is a consultant in the Justice Reform Group of the World Bank Legal Vice Presidency based in Sierra Leone. Her work focuses on just... Read more »

Maria Ana Lugo's picture
Maria Ana works at the office of the Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean, the World Bank on issues of economic mobility, inequality of... Read more »
Mark Dutz's picture
Mark Dutz is leading the work program on innovation and growth in the Economic Policy and Debt Department of the World Bank’s Poverty Reduction and... Read more »
Maros Ivanic's picture

Dr. Maros Ivanic is economist with the Agriculture and Rural Development team of the Development Economics Research Group at the World Bank where he... 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 »
Martin Rama's picture
His previous assignments include a one-year spell with the Chief Economist office in South Asia region, and from July to December 2010 he served as the... Read more »
Mary Hallward-Driemeier's picture

Mary Hallward-Driemeier, a Canadian national, is Lead Economist for Financial and Private Sector Development in the World Bank Group. Since joining... Read more »

Matt Hobson's picture
Matt Hobson is a Coordinator for the Ethiopia's PSNP's Donor Coordination tem, in collaboration with the WDR 2014 team. Read more »
Merrell Tuck-Primdahl's picture

Merrell is Senior Communications Officer in the World Bank’s Development Economics Vice Presidency, a job she has held since 2007. She has worked a... Read more »

Michael O’Sullivan's picture
Michael O’Sullivan is an Economist and the land thematic leader for the World Bank's Gender Innovation Lab. He analyzes the impact of agriculture and... Read more »
Michael Toman's picture
Michael Toman (Mike) is Lead Economist on Climate Change in the Development Research Group and Manager of the Energy and Environment Team. His current... Read more »
Michael Woolcock's picture
Michael Woolcock is Lead Social Development Specialist in the Development Research Group at the World Bank, where he has worked since 1998. His work... Read more »
Mohini Datt's picture
Mohini Datt is a trade policy analyst with the international trade department of the World Bank, where she has written on trade protectionism and recent... Read more »
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Nicholas Menzies's picture
Nicholas Menzies is a Justice Reform Specialist in the Justice Reform Practice Group of the World Bank's Legal Vice Presidency. He has worked at the... Read more »
Nidhi Kalra's picture

Dr. Nidhi Kalra is a Senior Decision Scientist at the World Bank where she specializes in decision support. In particular, she hel... 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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Olga Jonas's picture

Olga joined the World Bank in 1983 through the Young Professionals program, as a macroeconomist. She led policy reform operations and analytical wo... Read more »

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Paolo Verme's picture
Paolo Verme is Senior Poverty Specialist for North-Africa and the Middle-East at the World Bank. A Ph.D. graduate of the London School of Economics, he... Read more »
Paul Martin's picture
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Peter Holland's picture
Peter Holland is a Senior Education Specialist at the World Bank, and the Task Team Leader in Argentina, Mexico and Uruguay. Peter has been working... Read more »
Philip Keefer's picture
Philip Keefer is a Lead Research Economist in the Development Research Group of the World Bank. Since receiving his PhD in Economics from Washington... Read more »
Phillippe Leite's picture
Phillippe Leite is Economist at the Human Development Network. Before joining the network team, he worked for the Development Research Group on... Read more »
Po Yin Wong's picture
Po Yin joined the Enterprise Analysis team as a consultant in October 2013. She is a Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Agricultural and Resource... Read more »
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Raka Banerjee's picture
Raka Banerjee is a Project Coordinator in the Development Research Group of the World Bank. As a member of the LSMS-ISA team, she provides project... Read more »
Rasmus Heltberg's picture
Rasmus Heltberg is a Lead Evaluation Officer with the World Bank's a Independent Evaluation Group. Prior to this, he was a Senior Social... Read more »
Rita Costa's picture
Rita Costa holds a Master in Public Policy from the University of Chicago's Harris School of Public Policy and a BA in Economics from Universidade Nova... 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 »
Roy Van der Weide's picture
Roy van der Weide is an Economist on the Poverty and Inequality Research team within the Development Research Group of the World... Read more »
Ryan Muldoon's picture
Ryan Muldoon is a Senior Research Fellow in the Philosophy, Politics and Economics program at the University of Pennsylvania. Previously, he was a Post... Read more »
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Sana Rafiq's picture

Sana Rafiq is interested in economic development and disruptive solutions that create social value. She graduated from Carleton College with a doub... Read more »

Saurabh Mishra's picture
Saurabh has worked at the World Bank and International Monetary Fund on matters related to international and development economics. He regularly writes... Read more »
Sébastien Boreux's picture
Sébastien Boreux is a Research Analyst for the World Development Report 2014. Prior to joining the team, he interned in different financial institutions... 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 »

Shahrokh Fardoust's picture

Shahrokh Fardoust is currently Director, Operations and Strategy, in Development Economics Vice Presidency, at the World Bank. Prior to his curren... Read more »

Shaida Badiee's picture

Shaida Badiee, an Iranian national, directs the unit that produces the Bank's statistical products, with her work focused on economic information a... Read more »

Shaohua Chen's picture
SHAOHUA CHEN is a Senior Statistician in the Development Economics Research Group of the World Bank. She manages the Global Poverty database and all... Read more »
Soren Gigler's picture
Soren Gigler is leading the Mapping for Results Initiative at the World Bank Institute. He is a political economist and since the end of the 1990s has... Read more »
Stéphane Hallegatte's picture
Stephen Commins's picture

Stephen Commins is the Associate Director for Global Public Affairs and Lecturer in Urban Planning at the Luskin School of Public Affairs at UCLA. ... Read more »

Stuti Khemani's picture

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

Sulekha Patel's picture
Sulekha Patel is the team leader of the Socio-Demographic team in the World Bank's Development Data Group. She has worked extensively with UN partners... Read more »
Susmita Dasgupta's picture
It has been a long and unforeseeable journey, and now I find my professional vista intersecting with the global challenges of our times. Born and raised... Read more »
Swati Mishra's picture

Swati Mishra works as an On-line Communications Associate for the Operations and Strategy unit in Development Economics Vice Presidency at the Worl... Read more »

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Tariq Khokhar's picture
Tariq Khokhar is a Data Scientist and the institution's Open Data Evangelist. His interests lie where technology, transparency, poverty and data meet.... Read more »
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 »

Tim Herzog's picture
Tim is an Open Data Specialist at the World Bank, where he supports ongoing efforts to expand and improve the Bank's portfolio of open data products,... Read more »
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Umar Serajuddin's picture
Umar Serajuddin is an economist at the Poverty and Gender group in the MENA region of the World Bank. His work focuses on poverty and inequality... Read more »
Ursula Casabonne's picture
Ursula Casabonne is an Operations Analyst in the World Bank's Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network. She previously worked in the... Read more »
Uwe Deichmann's picture

Uwe Deichmann is the Co-Director of the World Development Report 2016. Prior to this, he was a Senior Environmental Specialist in th... 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 worke... Read more »

Vandana Chandra's picture

Vandana Chandra is a senior economist in the World Bank’s Africa Finance and Private Sector, and DEC Operations and Strategy Departments. Most of ... Read more »

Varun Gauri's picture
VARUN GAURI is Senior Economist with the Development Research Group of the World Bank. His research draws on theories and methods form economics,... Read more »
Veselin Kuntchev's picture
Veselin Kuntchev is a Private Sector Specialist with the Enterprise Analysis Unit at the World Bank Group. He currently works on... Read more »
Vijayendra Rao's picture
Dr. Vijayendra Rao is a Lead Economist in the Development Research Group of the World Bank. He integrates his training in economics with theories and... Read more »
Vincent Palmade's picture

Vincent Palmade is Lead Economist in the Private and Financial Sector group of the Africa region of the World Bank. Vincent joine... Read more »

Volker Treichel's picture
Volker Treichel has been a Lead Economist in the Office of the Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of the World Bank since December 2010. From... Read more »
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Will Martin's picture

Will Martin is Research Manager, Agriculture and Rural Development, in the Development Research Group. He obtained his first degrees from... Read more »

William Maloney's picture
WILLIAM F. MALONEY is Lead Economist in the World Bank’s Development Economics Research Group. He was a Professor of Economics at the University of... Read more »
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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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Yan Wang's picture
Dr. Yan WANG is Senior Economist in the Growth and Competitiveness unit, World Bank Institute. Yan Wang joined the Bank in 1993 as an Economist in EAPVP... Read more »
Yevgeniya Savchenko's picture
Yevgeniya Savchenko is a Consultant in the Poverty Reduction and Equity Unit at the World Bank. She works on issues related to skills development, labor... Read more »
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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 »