Julie Babinard is a Senior Transport Specialist in the Transport Unit of the Transport, Water and Information and Communication Technology Department of the World Bank. Her research, publications and operational experience focus on inclusion, employment, health and environmental aspects of transport operations. She also coordinates the Transport for Social Responsibility Thematic Group which aims to develop guidance and good practice for optimizing the social and environmental benefits of the sector’s policies and investments. Ms. Babinard holds a Master’s in International Policy Studies from Stanford University with a background in environmental and natural resource economics. She has published a number of papers, chapters and strategy notes on international development economics topics, including transport and access issues. Prior to joining the Bank in 2001, she worked as a researcher for the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University, California, and at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Washington DC.
- The need to improve transport impact evaluations to better target the Bottom 40%
- Is Public Transport Affordable?
- Acting Now to Achieve Accessible Transportation and Universal Mobility
- Harassment of Women in the Public Space and Transport
- A Transport Fare Card Moves Rio Closer to Social Inclusion and Carbon Emission Reductions
- The Future of Driving and Finding the Right Incentives for Behavior Change
- Getting ready for ICT’s potential to make transport safer and more efficient
- What do existing household surveys tell us about gender? It depends which sector you ask
- Overcoming Gaps in Transport Access in the Middle East and North Africa: Share Your Views
- New findings on social and physical mobility bring transport into the spotlight again
- Among the best transport movies this year is our very own World Bank movie on Mumbai
- Is the bicycle one of our best and oldest transport innovations yet?
- How to mainstream gender in transport? It should not be complicated for transport engineers
- Bike Local, Think Global and What to Do When the Car is Unavoidable
- Transport and maternal health: President Zoellick agrees with me!
- Accessible and inclusive transport: can we achieve it?