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Elizabeth King

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Senior Adviser, Education

Elizabeth King is a senior adviser working on Education at the World Bank. In her previous position, she was the director and the World Bank's senior spokesperson for global policy and strategic education issues in developing countries. Until January 2009, she was a manager in the Bank's research department, heading the team that focuses on human development issues. She has published on topics such as household investments in human capital; the linkages between education, poverty and economic development; gender issues in development, especially women's education; education finance, and the impact of decentralization reforms