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Altan Aldan works as an economist in the human development team in the World Bank Ankara Office. He holds Mphil degree in Economics from... Read more »
Alvaro González is Lead Economist in the Financial and Private Sector Development Unit of the World Bank’s Europe and Central Asia Region... Read more »
Antonio Cordella is a Lecturer at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), where he is responsible for the graduate... Read more »
Antonio Nucifora is the World Bank’s Lead Country Economist for Brazil.  Since joining the Bank, he has worked on Central and... Read more »
Based in Nairobi, Apurva is the World Bank’s Lead Economist for Kenya, Rwanda and Eritrea. Prior to that, he led the economic growth... Read more »

Aref Adamali works as a regional economist for the World Bank Group, working on trade and competitiveness issues in Sub-Saharan Afri... 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 »
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 »
Aurélien is an economist in the Nairobi office of the World Bank, where he works on Somalia, Burundi and Kenya (leading the Bank's work... Read more »
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Borko Handjiski is working as Senior Economist in the Africa department. His previous work involved macroeconomic analysis, technical... Read more »

Brian Levy teaches at the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, USA, and the Universi... Read more »

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Caroline Freund, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics since May 2013, was chief economist, Middle East and... Read more »
Caroline Kende-Robb is the Executive Director of the Africa Progress Panel, a foundation Chaired by Kofi Annan. She is currently on... Read more »
Chandan Sapkota is an Economics Officer at Asian Development Bank, Nepal Resident Mission. He previously worked as a... Read more »
Christian Bodewig is the World Bank Human Development Sector Leader for Central Europe and the Baltics, based in Brussels. As Sector... Read more »

Côme Dechery is an Analyst at the Global Center for Conflict, Security and Development - the World Bank's hub for knowledge and oper... Read more »

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Danny Quah is a Professor of Economics and... Read more »
David Bulman is a China Public Policy Postdoctoral Fellow at the Ash Center. His research looks at decentralization, governance, and... Read more »

Dorsati Madani is a Senior Country Economist at the World Bank Office in Astana, Kazakhstan.   Her curren... Read more »

Dusko Vasiljevic is Private Sector Development Specialist in the World Bank country office in Serbia. He’s been with the bank for four... Read more »
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Ellen Goldstein is the World Bank’s Country Director for the Western Balkans, which includes Read more »
Emi Suzuki, Ph.D., is a Demographer at the World Bank. Her areas of interest are demography and health statistics. She has over 11 years... 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 »
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Farrukh Iqbal has had more than thirty years of research and management experience in the World Bank across a diverse range of countries... Read more »
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Gabriel is Senior Economist in the Hanoi office of the World Bank, where he has worked on poverty issues since March 2013. Prev... Read more »

Gayle Martin is a senior economist and currently leads the Africa-wide Service Delivery Indicators (SDI) program. Since joining the Bank... Read more »

Germano Mwabu is Professor of Economics at the University of Nairobi.

He was co-director of the AERC project on Poverty ... 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 »
Hania Sahnoun is an Economist - consultant. She joined the team preparing the World Development Report 2016 on Internet for Development.... Read more »
Hari Subhash currently consults for the Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship global practice at The World Bank Group. He is... Read more »
Haroon Bhorat is Professor of Economics and Director of the Development Policy... Read more »
Hassan Zaman is the Senior Adviser in the South Asia Region of the World Bank. Until very recently, he was Chief Economist of Bangladesh... Read more »
Homi Kharas is the Lead Author and Executive Secretary of the Secretariat supporting the High Level... Read more »
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Ishac Diwan teaches public policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Current research interests include growth strategies, the... Read more »
Ishac Diwan teaches public policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Current research interests include growth strategies, the... Read more »
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Jacques Morisset is the World Bank Lead Economist in Madagascar. After getting his PhD in Economics from the University of Geneva, he has... Read more »
Jean-Pierre Chauffour is Lead Country Economist for Morocco and Regional Trade Coordinator in the Middle East and North Africa Region at... Read more »
Jeffrey Gutman is currently a senior fellow in the Global Economy and Development program at the Brookings Institution, focusing on... Read more »
Jeff Hammer is the Charles and Marie Robertson Visiting Professor of Economic Development at the Woodrow Wilson School of Princeton... Read more »
Joao Pedro Azevedo is a senior economist at the World Bank in Washington. He currently works for the European and Central Asia region,... Read more »

Leads the World Bank’s global practice on fragile and conflict-affected states as Director of the Center on Conflict, Security and D... 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 »
Julie Biau is a Research Assistant at the Global Economy and Development program, at Brookings, where she studies questions related... Read more »
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Katia Herrera Sosa is an economist and joined the World Bank as a Young Professional in 2012.  She has worked in the Africa and the... Read more »
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Laban Maiyo is a GIS Consultant based at the World Bank office in Nairobi and in charge of spatial analytical work in the region. He... Read more »
Lalita Moorty is a Program Leader for Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine. She is based in Kyiv and covers macroeconomic and fiscal management,... Read more »
Laura Ralston is an Economist in the Social Protection and Labor practice of the World Bank, where she works on social insurance, human... Read more »
Laurence Chandy is a fellow in the Global Economy and Development... Read more »
Dr. Liesbet Steer is a Fellow at the Center for... Read more »
Louise Fox is a university lecturer and a consultant in development economics, specializing in employment, labor markets, social service... Read more »
Lucas Gortazar is a Junior Professional Associate at the Education Unit with the Europe and Central Asia Region. He has worked on both... Read more »
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Mahjabeen Haji is an Economist with the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management (PREM) team in Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania). Prior to... Read more »
Mamta Murthi is Country Director for Central Europe and the Baltic Countries. She has held various positions in the World Bank, including... Read more »

Mr Bhaskaran is a Partner of the Centennial Group, a strategic advisory firm headquartered in Washington DC and Founding CEO of its ... Read more »

Marc Schiffbauer is an economist in the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management unit within the Middle East and North Africa region,... Read more »
Dr. Marcin Piatkowski is a Senior Economist at the World Bank in Warsaw, where his work focuses on financial sector development,... Read more »
Mario Negre is a senior economist in the World Bank Development Research Group seconded by the German Development... Read more »

Martin Raiser is the World Bank Country Director for Turkey. Much of his professional career was spent focusing on the transition fr... Read more »

Mathew Verghis is Lead Economist at the World Bank for Cambodia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar and Thailand, and is based in Bangkok. ... Read more »
Maya Eden is an economist in the Macroeconomics and Growth Team of the Development Research Group. She joined the group in August 2011,... Read more »
Megha Mukim is an Economist working on issues of competitiveness and urban development with the World Bank Group. She has several years... Read more »
Molly Elgin-Cossart is Senior Fellow for Global Development at New York University's Center on International Cooperation, where she... Read more »
Dr. Mthuli Ncube is the Chief Economist and Vice President of the African Development Bank (AfDB). He is responsible for overall... Read more »
Mustapha K. Nabli was Governor of the Central Bank of Tunisia from January 2011, just after the revolution, until July 2012. He was at... Read more »
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Natasha Kapil is a Senior Private Sector Development Specialist in the World Bank Group's Trade & Competitiveness Global... Read more »


Nick Manning was Head of the Governance & Public Sector Management (GPSM) group at the World Bank until December 2013. &... Read more »

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Oleksii Balabushko is a Public Finance Specialist with the World Bank Group, based in Washington D.C. He joined the World Bank office in... Read more »
Olivier Puech is the French Web & Social Networks Editor at the World Bank. He previously worked in Paris at the OECD Development... Read more »
Omar Arias is acting sector manager and lead economist in the Human Development Economics Unit for the World Bank Europe and Central Asia... Read more »
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Paul Harvey is a Partner with Humanitarian Outcomes, an independent team of professionals providing evidence-based analysis and policy... Read more »
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Rich is a Research Officer at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) in London, where he works full-time on the Secure Livelihoods... Read more »
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Sahar Hussain joined the World Bank as an Economist in February 2013 in MENA’s Poverty Reduction and Economic Management unit. Prior to... Read more »
Sebastian is a Senior Economist with the World Bank Group, based in Washington D.C. He joined the World Bank office in Jakarta in 2006... Read more »
Servaas van der Berg is South African National Research Chair in the Economics of Social Policy at the University of Stellenbosch. He... Read more »

Shantayanan Devarajan is the Read more »

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Tina Taheri is part of the founding team of the Future Development blog and is currently based in Hong Kong. Tina first joined the World... Read more »
Tito Cordella is an Adviser in the Office of the Chief Economist at the World Bank. Before joining the World Bank, he worked at the... Read more »

Todd Moss is chief operating officer and senior fellow at the Center for Global Development. Moss also serves as vice president for ... Read more »

Tom Bundervoet joined the World Bank in 2012 as Poverty Economist in Rwanda. Tom is an applied economist whose research mainly focuses on... Read more »
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Will Wiseman is the Sector Leader for Human Development in Turkey, based in the World Bank Ankara Office. Prior to this Will worked in... Read more »
Willy McCourt is Senior Public Sector Specialist (East Asia and Pacific) at the World Bank, and a Reader in Development Policy and... Read more »

Wolfgang Fengler is the World Bank’s Lead Economist in Trade and Competitiveness for the Western Balkans. Previously, he served as t... Read more »