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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 »
Aaron Shakow is Associate Director of the Program in Non-communicable Disease at Partners In Health, where he has played a key role in... Read more »
Abhijeet Singh is a D.Phil. (Ph.D.) student in Economics, and a Research Officer at the Department of International Development (QEH), at... Read more »

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

Ahmed Galal is currently Managing Director of the Economic Research Forum, a regional research institution covering the Arab countries... Read more »

Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak is a Professor of Economics at Yale University.  He also co-chairs the Urban Services Initiative at the Jameel... Read more »

Alan Gelb is a senior fellow at the Center for Global Development... Read more »

Albert G. Zeufack is Practice Manager in the Global Practice for Macroeconomics and Fiscal Management of the World Bank. He is also the... Read more »
Alberto Zezza is a Senior Economist in the Development Data Group of the World Bank. His research interests are in the area of... Read more »
Alena Sakhonchik is a consultant at Women, Business and the Law project.  She conducts research on labor laws and... Read more »
Dr. Alex Bowen is principal research fellow at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at London School of... Read more »
Alex Segura is a PhD Candidate in Business Economics at Harvard University and Harvard Business School. His work focuses on the... Read more »
Alexander Skinner is a Consultant at the Poverty Global Practice at the World Bank and holds a Masters Degree in International Relations... Read more »
Alexandra Linden has been working as Urban/Regional Planner and Consultant for the private and public sector, NGOs,... Read more »
Alfredo R. Paloyo is a Lecturer at the School of Accounting, Economics, and Finance of the University of Wollongong in Australia, a... Read more »

Allison Demeritt is a Ph.D. candidate in Sociology and a Core Team member of the World Development Report 2015 at the World Bank. He... Read more »

Alok Bhargava is a professor of public policy. He studied economics and econometrics at the London School of Economics. Before joining... Read more »
Ambar Narayan, a Lead Economist in the Poverty Global Practice of the World Bank, focuses on policy analysis and research on micro... Read more »
Aminur Rahman is currently working as a Senior Investment Policy Officer in the Investment Climate Department of the World Bank Group.... Read more »
Ana Fernandes is Senior Economist in the Development Research Group (Trade and Integration Unit) at the World Bank. Read more »
Ana Maria Munoz Boudet is a senior social scientist in the World Bank’s Poverty Global Practice. She has worked on gender, poverty... Read more »

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

André Portela Souza is professor at the Sao Paulo School of Economics, Getulio Vargas Foundation, Brazil, coordinator of the Research... Read more »
Andrea works as a Senior Country Economist at the World Bank. An Italian national, Andrea holds a PhD from the University of Rome Tor... Read more »
Andreas Kotsadam is Assistant Professor at the University of... Read more »
Andrei Levchenko is an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Michigan, a Research Associate at the National Bureau of... Read more »
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... Read more »
Andrew Dabalen is a Lead Economist, Poverty Global Practice. He focuses on policy analysis and research in  development issues, such... Read more »
Anja Tolonen is a graduating PhD student at University of Gothenburg. She has... Read more »
Anjan Thakor is the John E. Simon Professor of Finance and Director of the PhD Program at Olin Business School, Washington University in... Read more »
Anna Reva is an operations officer at the World Bank’s Poverty Reduction and Equity Department. She has done research on innovation,... Read more »
Annamaria Milazzo is a consultant at the World Bank. Prior to joining the 2017 World Development Report team, she... Read more »
Anne-Lise is leading the partnership work at the World Bank’s Fragility, Conflict and Violence Group (FCV) based in Nairobi.  The... Read more »
Annette De Kleine Feige, is a Senior Economist for the Development Prospects Group (DECPG). She is lead author of the Weekly Brief and... Read more »
Anushka Thewarapperuma is an Operations Officer in the Development Economics (DEC) Vice Presidency. She coordinates the Vice... Read more »
Aparajita Goyal is a Senior Economist in the Poverty and Equity Global Practice of the World Bank. Her work focuses on microeconomic... Read more »

Apurva Sanghi, currently based in Moscow, is the World Bank’s Lead Economist for the Russian Federation. Prior to that, he was based... Read more »

Aristomene Varoudakis is currently Economic Adviser at the Office of the World Bank Chief Economist. He has previously served as a Lead... Read more »
Arndt Reichert is an Economist in the Development Impact Evaluation (DIME) team within the Development Research Group at the World Bank... Read more »

Arti Grover is a Senior Consultant Economist at the World Bank. Her research focuses on urban issues, relating to spatial orga... Read more »

Arvind Jain joined the Enterprise Analysis Unit in 2008. Prior to joining the Bank/IFC, Arvind worked as a Statistician at the RAND... Read more »
Asif Islam is an Economist with the Enterprise Analysis Unit at the World Bank Group. His research experience encompasses private sector... Read more »

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 ... Read more »

Asli Gurkan is a Social Development Specialist at the Social Development Department, the World Bank. Her specialization and interest... Read more »
Asma Lateef is Director of the Bread for the World Institute, the research and policy analysis education wing that underpins the advocacy... Read more »
Augusto Lopez-Claros is the director of Global Indicators Group at the World Bank Group. He was chief economist and director of the... Read more »
Avinash Dixit is John J. F. Sherrerd ’52 University Professor of Economics Emeritus at Princeton University. He is also a... Read more »
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Barry Eichengreen is the George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and Professor of Political Science at the Unive... Read more »

Beata Javorcik is Professor of Economics at the University of Oxford and Research Affiliate at the Centre for Economic Policy Resear... Read more »

Ben Klemens is an economist and statistician in search of better models. Read more »
Bénédicte de la Brière is a Senior Economist, focal point for Governance and Service Delivery in the Office of the Chief Economist for... Read more »
Benjamin Taylor is a trade specialist for the World Bank’s Development Economics Research Group. In this capacity, his research focuses... Read more »

Bilal Zia is a Senior Economist in the Finance and Private Sector Development Team of the Development Economics Research Group. He j... Read more »

Blair Glencorse is Founder and Executive Director of the Accountability Lab, an incubator... Read more »

Robert Cull is a lead economist in the Read more »

BooKang Seol is working as a research analyst on the World Development Report.  He is exploring how the internet affects labor... Read more »
Boris Augurzky studied economics and mathematics at the University of Heidelberg. From 2001 to 2003 he was consultant at The Boston... Read more »

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

Bruce Wydick is Professor of Economics and International Studies at the University of San Francisco. His recent work examines ... Read more »

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Caio Piza is an Economist on the Development Impact Evaluation Unit (DIME) in the Development Research Group at the World Bank where he... Read more »
Carlos Arteta is a Lead Economist in the Development Prospects Group of the World Bank.  Previously, he served as a Senior Economist... Read more »
Carlos Rodríguez-Castelán is Senior Economist in the Poverty Global Practice at the World Bank. Currently, he leads the poverty and... Read more »
Caroline Paunov is Senior Economist at the Directorate for Science, Technology, and Industry of the OECD. She is... Read more »
Caryn Bredenkamp is a Senior Economist in the World Bank Group’s HNP Global Practice and is based in Manila. She... Read more »

Célestin Monga is Managing Director at the United a Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). He previously worked as sen... Read more »

Cem Karayalcin is a professor of economics at the Florida International University.  His work combines several themes. One theme,... Read more »
Chad P. Bown is a Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Before that he was a Senior Economist in the World... Read more »
Chris Eldridge has been working and researching with several NGOs in the fields of development, climate change, environmental issues and... Read more »
Christoph Lakner is an Economist in the Development Research Group (Poverty & Inequality team) at the World Bank. His research... Read more »
Christoph M. Schmidt, born in 1962, studied economics at the University of Mannheim, Germany, where he received his degree as Diplom... Read more »
Claire Melamed is the Head of the Growth and Equity Programme at ODI. She was previously the Head of Policy at ActionAid UK. She has also... Read more »
Claudia Berg has been working at the World Bank since 2013, currently within the Development Research Group.  Previously, she was a... Read more »

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

Claudio E. Montenegro is a consultant with the World Bank's Development Research Group. He has held several positions at the Un... Read more »

Claudio Raddatz was appointed Division Director of Financial Policy of the Central Bank of Chile in March 2014.

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Cristina Constantinescu is an Economist in the Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice of the World Bank Group. Her publication record... 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 »

Dani Rodrik is the Rafiq Hariri Professor of International Political Economy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard... Read more »

Daniel Harris joined ODI in January 2010. After completing his MSc in Development Studies at the London School of Economics and Political... Read more »
Daniel Stein is a development economist who uses field experiments to help inform public policy. Much of his work revolves... Read more »
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 »
David Francis has been a member of the World Bank Enterprise Analysis Unit since 2010, working on the unit’s data collection projects and... Read more »
David Rosenblatt is an Economic Advisor at the Office of the Chief Economist, World Bank. Prior to this, he was a Lead Economist and... Read more »

Dean Jolliffe is a Senior Economist in the Development Research Group of the World Bank and member of the Living Standards Measureme... Read more »

Deepak Mishra is a Lead Economist at the World Bank and the Co-director for the World Development Report 2016 on Internet and Development... Read more »
Derek Headey is a research fellow in the Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division at the International Food Policy Research Institute ... Read more »
Doug Koplow is the founder of Earth Track in Cambridge, MA (www... Read more »

Douglas Zhihua Zeng (曾智华) is currently a senior economist at the Financial and Private Sector Development Department of the Africa R... Read more »

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Edward B. Barbier is the John S Bugas Professor of Economics, Department of Economics and Finance, University... Read more »

Ejaz Ghani has worked on Africa, East Asia, and South Asia. Prior to joining the World Bank, he taught economics at Oxford Universit... Read more »

Elena Ianchovichina has been lead economist in the Chief Economist Office of the World Bank’s Middle East and North Africa Region since... Read more »
Ella is an international development professional from Australia and currently a consultant working for the World Bank’s Fragility,... Read more »
Emanuela Galasso is a senior economist in the Poverty and Inequality Unit of the Development Research Group. Her main research... Read more »
Emcet O. Tas is a Social Development Specialist at the World Bank’s Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice. Trained as a... Read more »
Emmanuelle Auriol, is Professor of economics at Toulouse School of Economics, France. Auriol studied Economics at the... Read more »
Eric Swanson, is a co-founder and director of research for Open Data Watch. He is responsible for the... 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 »
Etienne B. Yehoue (PhD, Harvard University) is a senior economist in the European Department at the International Monetary Fund. He... Read more »
Eugenia Suarez Moran joined the Bank in October 2011 and is a core team member of the Read more »
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Felipe Jaramillo es Director Senior de la Práctica Global de Macroeconomía y Gestión Fiscal del Grupo del Banco Mundial (MFM).
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Fenghua Song is an Assistant Professor of Finance at Smeal College of Business, Pennsylvania State University. His primary research... Read more »
Fernanda Marquez-Padilla is a Ph.D. candidate in Economics at Princeton University. Her interests include Development Economics, Health... Read more »
Fernando Aragon is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Simon Fraser University, Canada. His main area of research is the study of the... Read more »
Finn Tarp also holds the Chair of Professor of Development Economics at the Department of Economics at the University of Copenhagen,... Read more »

Flaviana Palmisano is a post-doc fellow at University of Bari. She holds a PhD in Economics at the same University. She was visiting... Read more »

Forhad Shilpi is a Senior Economist in the Development Research Group (Agriculture and Rural Development Team). Her current research... Read more »

Fotini Christia is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her book entitled Alliance... Read more »

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

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Francisco Perez-Arce is an economist at the RAND Corporation where he conducts research in labor markets, education, and development... Read more »
Dr. Fredrik M Sjoberg is a data analyst and political scientist with extensive experience public and the private sector. He has been... Read more »
Fulbert Tchana Tchana is a Senior Economist at the World Bank in the Macroeconomic and Fiscal Management Global Practice. He obtained his... Read more »
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Gabriela Farfan is a Consultant in the Development Research Group of the World Bank and a member of the Living Standards Measur... Read more »

Gary Gereffi is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness at Duke University ... Read more »
Gbemisola Oseni is a Senior Economist with the Living Standard Measurement Study (LSMS) team in the Development Research Group. Her main... Read more »
Calogero (Gero) Carletto is a Senior Economist in the Development Research Group of the World Bank and Manager of the Living Standards... Read more »
Ghazala Mansuri is a lead economist in the Poverty Reduction and Equity Group of the World Bank. Her research spans four broad areas:... Read more »
Gilles Duranton is professor of real estate and holds the Dean’s Chair in Real Estate. He joined Wharton in 2012 after holding academic... Read more »

 

Govinda Timilsina is a Senior Research Economist in the Development Research Group. He has more than 15 years of ... Read more »

Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko (www.kolodko.net), intellectualist and politician, a key architect... Read more »

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Ha Minh Nguyen is an Economist in the Macroeconomics and Growth Team of the Development Research Group. He joined the Bank in July 2009... Read more »
Hakan Yilmazkuday is an assistant professor of economics at Florida International University, where he has been affiliated since 2011. He... Read more »
Hanan Jacoby is a lead economist in the Agriculture and Rural Development unit. He received a Ph.D. in economics from the University of... Read more »
Hans Lofgren is a Senior Economist in the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG). He joined the World Bank in June 2004. At the... Read more »
Harald Tauchmann is professor of health economics at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nuremberg. Before he was head of the... Read more »
Dr. Kazianga is an assistant professor of Economics at the Spears School of Business, Oklahoma State University. Dr. Kazianga... Read more »
Harris Selod is a Senior Economist with the Development Research Group of the World Bank. His current research focuses on urban... Read more »
Harry Garretsen got his BSc and MSc in economics (cum laude) from the University of Groningen where he also did his PhD on the economics... Read more »
Heiwai Tang is Assistant Professor of International Economics at the Johns... Read more »
Helene, a French national, brings 14 years of experience in producing policy and research analyses on a range of Health System and Health... Read more »
Hernan Winkler is an economist in the Office of the Chief Economist for Europe and Central Asia (ECA) at the World Bank.... Read more »
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Hinh T. Dinh is currently a Lead Economist in the Office of the Senior Vice President and Chief Economist of the World Bank in... Read more »

Hiroki Uematsu is an Economist at the Poverty Global Practice of the World Bank. He joined the World Bank in 2012 as a Junior... Read more »

Howard Pack is Professor of Business and Public Policy in the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He received a Ph.d in... Read more »

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Ian Parry is Principal Environmental Fiscal Policy Expert in the IMF’s Fiscal Affairs Department, specializing in fiscal analysis of... Read more »
Iason Gabriel is a political theorist and visiting researcher at the Global Insights Initiative (GINI) within the Development Research... Read more »
Ibrahim Levent is a senior information officer at the World Bank and leads the Financial Data team of the Development Data Group. He... Read more »
Inci Otker-Robe is the Chief Technical Specialist in Finance for Development in the Financial and Private Sector Development Network (FPD... Read more »
Indermit Gill is Director for Development Policy in the World Bank's Office of the Chief Economist. Before this, he was the Chief... Read more »
Indhira Santos is a Senior Economist at the World Bank. Currently, she is part of the World Development Report (“Internet for Development... Read more »
Ioannis N Kessides is a former Lead Economist in the World Bank's Development Research Group. His areas of specialization are... Read more »
Issouf Soumaré is Full Professor of Finance and the Director of International Relations of the Faculty of Business Administration at... Read more »
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Jacob P. Hochard is a PhD student in Department of Economics & Finance, University of Wyoming Read more »

A native of Peru, Saavedra-Chanduvi ha... 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... Read more »
James Walsh was a member of the research team for the World Development Report 2015: Mind, Society, and Behavior. Before... Read more »
Janneke Pieters is Assistant Professor in the Development Economics Group at Wageningen University, the Netherlands, and Research Fellow... Read more »

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

Jevgenijs Steinbuks is an Economist at the World Bank Development Research Group, Environment and Energy Research Team. His areas of... Read more »
Jo Boyden has been an authority on child development and children's rights since the mid-1980s. Over that time, she has worked on various... Read more »
Jody Zall Kusek has published and worked in the area of results based management for much of her career. She currently works for the... Read more »
Johan Swinnen is Professor and Director of the LICOS-Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance -- a Centre of Excellence -- at the... Read more »

John Wilson is a Fellow at the Center for Global Enterprise in New York. Prior to joining the Center for Global Enterprise he&n... Read more »

Jon Strand , a Norwegian national, is a senior economist in the World Bank Development Research Group's Environment and Energy Team in... Read more »
Jon C. Thompson will be soon graduating from the University of Oregon with a PhD in Economics and join Willamette University from Fall... Read more »
Dr. Jonathan Mellon is a research Fellow at Nuffield College, University of Oxford working on the British Election Study. Jonathan is a... Read more »
Jonathan Morduch is Professor of Public Policy and Economics at the Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York... Read more »

Based in Shanghai since 1996, Jonathan has been instrumental in establishing and growing McKinsey’s presence in China. In addition t... Read more »

Jos Verbeek is adviser in the office of the World Bank Group President’s Special Envoy on Post 2015 development issues. Prior to this... Read more »
José Alejandro Quijada is part of the Global Monitoring Report team, Development Economics Prospects Group at the World Bank. He works on... Read more »
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... Read more »
Joe Kutzin is Coodinator for Health Financing Policy at the World Health Organization.  He holds a Masters in Development Economics... Read more »
Julie Barbet-Gros is a consultant with the World Bank’s Poverty Reduction and Economic Management (PREM) group in Washington DC. She is... Read more »
Jun Erik Rentschler is a Research Analyst for the WDR 2014, working with the World Bank SDN Chief Economist’s Office and the Global... 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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Karla Hoff is Co-Director of the World Development Report 2015 on Mind, Society, ... Read more »

Kate Dooley is Senior Advocacy Adviser – Post-2015 & Multilateral Institutions, at Save the Children. She provides strategic... Read more »
Kei Otsuka is a Professor of Development Economics at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) in Tokyo. He joined... Read more »
Ken Chomitz is a Senior Advisor in the Independent Evaluation Group of the World Bank and a coauthor of the World Development Report 2016... Read more »

Kevin McGee is a Consultant at the World Bank working with the Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS) team in the Developmen... Read more »

Kimberly Bolch is a Junior Professional Associate in the Poverty Global practice at the World Bank. She currently works to support... Read more »
Kinnon Scott is a Senior Economist in the Poverty and Inequality Unit within the World Bank's Research Group. She has been involved in... 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 »

Klaus Deininger is a Lead Economist in the rural development group of the Development Economics Group. His areas of research focus on... Read more »
Kyla Wethli is an economist with expertise in macroeconomic policy and analysis, and a member of the core team for the World Development... Read more »
Kym Anderson is the George Gollin Professor of Economics and formerly foundation Executive Director of the Centre for International... Read more »
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Lixin Colin Xu is a Lead Economist in the Development Research Group of the World Bank. After studying at Peking University and the... Read more »
Lakshmi Iyer is an economist in the Business, Government and the International Economy (BGIE) Unit at Harvard Business School. Her... Read more »
Leonardo Garrido is a consultant with the World Bank Read more »
Leonardo Lucchetti, an Argentine national, he is an economist working for the Poverty Global Practice in Latin America and the Caribbean... Read more »
Leora Klapper is a Lead Economist in the Development Research Group, Finance and Private Sector Research Unit, at the World Bank. Since... Read more »
Lidia Ceriani is short term consultant at ECA-PREM, World Bank. A Ph.D graduate in Public Economics from the University of Pavia, she... Read more »
Lídia is a researcher at the Institute for Economic Analysis (IAE-CSIC). Her research focuses on migration and discrimination by gender... Read more »
Liliana Sousa is an economist in the Poverty Global Practice at the World Bank. She is part of the Data for the Goals initiative, co... Read more »
Lire Ersado is a Senior Economist with the Human Development Unit of the Middle East and North Africa Region (MNA), the World Bank.... Read more »
Lisa Horner is Policy and Research Adviser – Post-2015 at Save the Children. She has previously served as Policy Manager for Voluntary... Read more »

Liz Kellison, deputy director, Financial Services for the Poor, is responsible for leading the strategic and financial activities fo... Read more »

Lucia Nass is an independent consultant specialising in empowering local governance processes. She has gained over 25 years of experience... Read more »
Lucilla Maria Bruni is an Economist in the World Bank’s Social Protection and Labor Global Practice. Lucilla currently focuses on... Read more »
Luis F. López-Calva is the co-Director of the World Development Report 2017. He was previously Lead Economist and Regional Poverty... Read more »
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Maarten Bosker is Assistant Professor at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. His research focuses on the role of geography in the... Read more »
Magda Stepanyan holds two master’s degrees: in Sociology (from Yerevan State University, Armenia) and in Public Administration (from... Read more »
Maira Reimao is a Ph.D. candidate in Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California - Davis as well as a consultant... Read more »
Manny Fassihi is currently a first-year Master's student in Georgetown's Global Human Development Program and a Fellow for the Global... Read more »
Marcelo Olarreaga is Professor of Economics at the University of Geneva and Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research ... Read more »

Marcio Cruz is an Economist with the Development Prospects Group of the World Bank and a faculty member in the... Read more »

Marek Hanusch is a Senior Economist in the World Bank’s Global Practice for Macroeconomics and Fiscal Management,... Read more »

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

Margaret McMillan is currently the Director of the Division of Development Strategies and Governance at the International Food Policy... Read more »

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

Maria Ana works at the office of the Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean, the World Bank on issues of economic mobility,... Read more »

Sole Martinez Peria is the Division Chief of the Macro-Financial Division of the Research Department. She is curren... Read more »

Marie Gaarder is a Manager in the World Bank’s Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) with responsibility for human development and... Read more »
Mark Dutz is leading the work program on innovation and growth in the Economic Policy and Debt Department of the World Bank’s Poverty... Read more »
Mark Felsenthal is a communications consultant to the Development Economics Prospects Group. At the Bank he has written about financial... Read more »
Mark Suzman is Managing Director for International Policy and Programs at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. In that capacity he leads... Read more »
Marlaine E. Lockheed is a Visiting Lecturer in the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University and has four decades of experience... Read more »

Dr. Maros Ivanic is economist with the Agriculture and Rural Development team of the Development Economics Research Group at the World... Read more »

Martin Melecky is Lead Economist at the Chief Economist Office for South Asia, World Bank. Currently, he leads two ... Read more »

His previous assignments include a one-year spell with the Chief Economist office in South Asia region, and from July to December 2010 he... Read more »
Max Shron is the founder of Polynumeral, a strategy consultancy based in New York City with an emphasis on solving problems with big data... Read more »
Maya Eden is an economist in... Read more »

Mead Over is a senior fellow at the Center for Global Development researching economics of efficient, effective, and cost-effective... Read more »

Meltem Aran is a human development economist and founding director of Development Analytics, a social policy research center... Read more »

Merrell Tuck-Primdahl is Communications Director at the Read more »

Michael Chege is currently teaching public policy and international development at the University of Nairobi, after serving for nearly a... 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 »
Michael Toman (Mike) is Lead Economist on Climate Change in the Development Research Group and Manager of the Energy and Environment Team... Read more »
Michael Woolcock is Lead Social Development Specialist in the Development Research Group at the World Bank, where he has worked since... Read more »

Minh Cong Nguyen is an Economist in the Poverty Global practice at the World Bank. 

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Mohini Datt is a trade policy analyst with the international trade department of the World Bank, where she has written on trade... Read more »
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Nadia Belhaj Hassine is a Senior Economist with Africa Poverty Global Practice covering Tanzania, Burundi, Sudan, Comoros and Madagascar.... Read more »
Naila Kabeer is Professor of Gender and Development at the Gender Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science. ... Read more »
Neli Esipova is the Director of Research for Global Migration and Regional Director for Gallup’s World Poll for 29 Eastern European and... Read more »

Nemat Shafik assumed the position of Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund on April 11, 2011.

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Nicola Vesco is an online communications officer at the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Practice of the World Bank Group. Nicola... Read more »
Norman Loayza is a lead economist in the research department of the World Bank. He has also served as the Director of the World... Read more »
Núria is Director of Policy and Research at Save the Children. She is responsible for providing policy expertise on Save the Children’s... Read more »
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Olga joined the World Bank in 1983 through the Young Professionals program, as a macroeconomist. She led policy reform operations an... Read more »

Otaviano Canuto is the executive director at the Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for Brazil, Ca... Read more »

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Paolo Brunori is Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Bari. He previously held a position as research assistant at ... Read more »

Paolo Spada received his Ph.D. in political science from Yale University in May 2012. Spada also holds a Ph.D. in economics from Bol... Read more »

Paolo Verme is Senior Economist at the World Bank. A Ph.D. graduate of the London School of Economics, he was Visiting Professor at... Read more »

Patrick Kabanda is a consultant for the Office of the Senior Vice President and Chief Economi... Read more »

Paul Corral is a Consultant at the World Bank working with the Poverty Global Practice Group.  His main areas of interest are... Read more »
Paul Glewwe is a Distinguished McKnight University Professor in the Department of Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota, where... Read more »
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Paul M. Vaaler is the John and Bruce Mooty Chair in Law & Business, a joint faculty appointment of the University of Minnesota's Law... Read more »

Phillip Hay is Communication Adviser for the World Bank’s Development Economics team (DEC). A former BBC Special Correspondent and U... Read more »

Philip Keefer is a Principal Economic Advisor at the Inter-American Development Bank. Prior to this he served as ... Read more »

Philip Schellekens is Lead Economist in the Prospects Group of the Development Economics Vice Presidency of the World Bank. He is le... Read more »

Phillippe Leite is Economist at the Human Development Network. Before joining the network team, he worked for the Development Research... Read more »
Pinyi Chen is a Consultant in the World Bank’s Development Prospects Group. She joined the World Bank in May 2015. She has been engaged... Read more »
Po Yin joined the Enterprise Analysis team as a consultant in October 2013. She is a Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Agricultural... Read more »

Poonam Gupta is a Senior Economist in the Development Economics Vice Presidency of the World Bank. Prior to joining the Bank she hel... Read more »

Prospere R. Backiny-Yetna, Sr Economist/Statistician, Poverty Global Practice. Poverty economist and household survey specialist in the... Read more »
Punam Chuhan-Pole is Lead Economist in the Office of the Chief Economist of the Africa Region, World Bank.  Her recent work includes... Read more »
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Rachael Goodhue is a professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis. Her resear... Read more »

Raka Banerjee is the Project Coordinator for the Living Standards Measurement Study team in the Development Data Group at the World Bank.... Read more »
Rasmus Heltberg is a Lead Evaluation Officer with the World Bank's a Independent Evaluation Group. Prior to this, he was a Senior... 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 »
Richard J. Sexton is a professor and chair in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis. His... Read more »
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... Read more »
Rong Qian is a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Maryland. She is currently working at the World Bank, Growth and Macroeconomics... Read more »
Roy van der Weide is an Economist on the Poverty and Inequality Research team within the Development Research Group ... Read more »
Ruben Enikolopov is an Assistant Professor of Economics in New Economic School, Moscow, which he joined after completing his Ph.D. in... Read more »
RUSSELL  HILLBERRY is a senior economist in the Development Economics Research Group, Trade and International Integration Team. ... Read more »
Ruth Goodwin-Groen is Managing Director, Better Than Cash Alliance Read more »
Ryan Muldoon is a Senior Research Fellow in the Philosophy, Politics and Economics program at the University of Pennsylvania. Previously,... Read more »
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Sana Rafiq is an Analyst with the Independent Evaluation Group (IEG). She previously worked on the World Development Report 2015, ‘M... Read more »

Sandhyarani Patlolla is a lecturer in the Department of Economics at San Francisco State University. She is also an adjunct faculty ... Read more »

Sara Biancini studied Economics at Bocconi University and then at the University of Toulouse where she received her PhD... Read more »
Saurabh is a data scientist, economist and engineer. He has written over 30 papers on economic policy. He served at the World Bank ... Read more »
Sébastien Boreux is a Research Analyst for the World Development Report 2014. Prior to joining the team, he interned in different... Read more »
SERGIO SCHMUKLER is Lead Economist in the Development Research Group of the World Bank. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of... Read more »
M. Shahe Emran was educated at Stanford University (Ph.D. in Economics, Advisors: Joseph Stiglitz, Masahiko Aoki and Avner Greif) and... Read more »

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

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

Shaida Badiee, is a co-founder and managing director of Open Data Watch, an NGO focused on monitoring and promoting open... Read more »
Shane Streifel is a consultant in the Development Prospects Group working on commodity markets and price forecasts. He helps produce the... Read more »
Shankha Chakraborty is Professor of Economics at the University of Oregon. He received a Masters in Economics from the Delhi School of... Read more »
SHAOHUA CHEN is a Lead Statistician in the Development Economics Research Group of the World Bank. She manages the Global Poverty... Read more »
Simeen Mahmud is Lead Researcher at the BRAC Institute of Governance and Development at BRAC University in Bangladesh and co-ordinator of... Read more »
Simon Szreter is Professor of History and Public Policy in the History Faculty, University of Cambridge, and Fellow of St John’s College,... Read more »
Sofi Bergkvist is the founding Managing Director of ACCESS Health International. ACCESS Health identifies, analyzes and supports in the... Read more »

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

Stuti Khemani is a Senior Economist in the Development Research Group of the World Bank. She joined through the Young Professionals ... Read more »

Sulekha Patel is the team leader of the Socio-Demographic team in the World Bank's Development Data Group. She has worked extensively... Read more »
Susanna (Lundstrom) Gable joined the World Bank as a Senior Economist in 2007; in the PREM Poverty Reduction group and the PREM Economic... Read more »
It has been a long and unforeseeable journey, and now I find my professional vista intersecting with the global challenges of our times.... Read more »
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Tatiana Didier is a Research Economist in the World Bank’s Office of the Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean. She... Read more »

Ted Enamorado is a graduate student in the Politics Department (Political Economy) at Princeton University. Before joining Princeton... Read more »
Tehmina Shaukat Khan contributes to the World Bank's annual flagship publication, Global Economic Prospects, as the main author of the... Read more »
Thomas Banchoff is vice president for global engagement at Georgetown University. He also serves as founding director of the Berkley... Read more »
Thomas Bauer is currently professor of economics at the University of Bochum (Ruhr-Universität Bochum). He studied economics at the... Read more »
Thomas Hertel is Distinguished Professor of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University, where his research and teaching focus on... Read more »
Toomas Hendrik Ilves was elected President of the Republic of Estonia in 2006. Ilves was re-elected for a second term in office in 2011.... Read more »
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Ulf Narloch works at the World Bank Group’s Climate Change Chief Economist Office, based in Washington DC. His current focus is on... Read more »
Ursula Casabonne is an Operations Analyst in the World Bank's Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network. She previously worked in... Read more »

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

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Valentina Rollo is completing her PhD in International Economics at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies ... Read more »
Valeria Perotti is a Private Sector Development Specialist in the Development Economics Vice Presidency of the World Bank, where she... Read more »

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

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

VARUN GAURI is Senior Economist with the Development Research Group of the World Bank. His research draws on theories and methods form... Read more »
Commodity markets and agriculture policy consultant with 9+ years post-PhD experience working with the World Bank, Booz Allen, NASA and... Read more »
Vasco Molini is Senior Economist in the Poverty Global Practice Group. He works on Nigeria and Ghana and his main scientific interests... Read more »
Veselin Kuntchev is a Private Sector Specialist with the Enterprise Analysis Unit at the World Bank Group. He currently... Read more »
Dr. Vijayendra Rao is a Lead Economist in the Development Research Group of the World Bank. He integrates his training in economics with... Read more »
Vinaya Swaroop is the Global Lead of the Global Solutions Group on Growth in the World Bank’s Global Practice of Macroeconomics and... Read more »

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

Vito Peragine is currently an Associate Professor of Public Economics at the University of Bari. Previously he has held the position... Read more »

Volker Treichel has been a Lead Economist in the Office of the Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of the World Bank since December... Read more »
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Professor Tyner is an energy economist and James and Lois Ackerman Professor of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University.  He... Read more »

Will Martin is a Senior Research Fellow. He is also President of the International Association of Agricultural Economists. He traine... Read more »

William F. Maloney is Chief Economist for Equitable Growth, Finance and Institutions in the World Bank Group. Previously he was Chief... Read more »
William Seitz is an Extended Term Consultant at the World Bank in Washington. He currently works for the Poverty and Equity Global... Read more »
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Ximena Del Carpio is a Program Leader for Social Inclusion in the World Bank’s Turkey office.  Prior to that, Ximena was a senior... Read more »

Xubei Luo is an economist in the East Asia and Pacific region’s Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Department. She joined the... Read more »

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Yan Sun, a Chinese national, is an Extended Term Consultant at the Office of the Chief Economist Office for East Asia and Pacific region.... Read more »
Dr. Yan WANG is Senior Economist in the Growth and Competitiveness unit, World Bank Institute. Yan Wang joined the Bank in 1993 as an... Read more »
Yongyang Cai is a Senior Research Scientist at the Becker Friedman Institute and the Center for Robust Decision Making on Climate and... Read more »
Yumeka Hirano is an Economist in the World Bank's Office of the Chief Economist for East Asia and the Pacific (EAP). Prior to joining the... Read more »
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Zia Qureshi is currently Director of Strategy and Operations in the Office of the Senior Vice President and Chief Economist of the World... Read more »