Mary Hallward-Driemeier is a Senior Principal Specialist with the Jobs Cross-Cutting Group.
Mary, a Canadian national, joined the World Bank in 1997 as a Young Professional. She has been a Lead Economist in the Development Research Group and Advisor to the Chief Economist. She has published widely on entrepreneurship, firm productivity and firm dynamics, the impact of financial crises, and women's economic empowerment. She is a co-leader of the Jobs Knowledge Platform, a partnership facilitating the exchange of data and findings on expanding job opportunities in developing countries. She was the Deputy Director for the World Development Report 2005: A Better Investment Climate for Everyone and a founding member of the Microeconomics of Growth Network. Mary received her Ph.D. in Economics from M.I.T., a M.Sc. in Development Economics from Oxford University where she was a Rhodes Scholar, and an A.B. from Harvard University.
- Learning from Earlier Rounds of “Industrial Policy”
- Is “Half Empty” Good News for Women’s Rights?
- Is “Half Empty” Good News for Women’s Rights? (cross-posted)
- Job Creation in Fragile States — Lessons from Liberia and the DRC
- L’autonomisation des femmes passe par l’égalité devant la loi
- Empowering Women by Making Legal Rights Work — A Winning Idea (cross-posted)
- Empowering Women by Making Legal Rights Work -- A Winning Idea
- Coping with the Crisis. Lessons from Latvia, Albania, and Romania
- Creating Jobs by Improving Human Capital
- Sizing Up Gender Gaps in Labor Markets
- What Larger Firms Have to Offer
- Getting Job Data to Tell a Story
- A Post-Labor Day Check on Key Worker Rights
- Olympic Efforts to Create Jobs?
- World Population Day - Skills, Wages, and Globalization.
- Where You Work: How Does Gender Matter?
- Where Do Women Work?
- Ladies First? Understanding Whose Job is Vulnerable in a Crisis
- Deals vs. Rules: Capturing Regulatory Burdens