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Altan Aldan's picture
Altan Aldan works as an economist in the human development team in the World Bank Ankara Office. He holds Mphil degree in Economics from Tinbergen... Read more »
Alvaro Gonzalez's picture
Alvaro González is Lead Economist in the Financial and Private Sector Development Unit of the World Bank’s Europe and Central Asia Region.  He is a... Read more »
Antonio Nucifora's picture
Antonio Nucifora is the World Bank’s Lead Economist for Tunisia in the North Africa and Middle East Region, based in Tunis. Based in Tunis since just... Read more »
Apurva Sanghi's picture
Based in Nairobi, Apurva is the World Bank’s Lead Economist for Kenya, Rwanda and Eritrea. Prior to that, he led the economic growth cluster of the... Read more »
Aristomene Varoudakis's picture
Aristomene Varoudakis is currently Economic Adviser at the Office of the World Bank Chief Economist. He has previously served as a Lead Economist and... Read more »
Augusto Lopez-Claros's picture
Augusto Lopez-Claros is the director of Global Indicators and Analysis at the World Bank. He was chief economist and director of the Global... Read more »
Aurelien Kruse's picture
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 on Kenya's... Read more »
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Birgit Hansl's picture
Birgit Hansl, a German national, is the World Bank’s Lead Economist for... Read more »
Bob Rijkers's picture
Bob Rijkers is an economist in the Trade and International Integration Unit of the Development Economics Research Group. He is interested in political... Read more »
Borko Handjiski's picture
Borko Handjiski is working as Senior Economist in the Africa department. His previous work involved macroeconomic analysis, technical assistance, and... Read more »
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Caroline Freund's picture
Caroline Freund, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics since May 2013, was chief economist, Middle East and North Africa,... Read more »
Caroline Kende-Robb's picture
Caroline Kende-Robb is the Executive Director of the Africa Progress Panel, a foundation Chaired by Kofi Annan. She is currently on External Assignment... Read more »
Chandan Sapkota's picture
Chandan Sapkota is an Economics Officer at Asian Development Bank, Nepal Resident Mission. He previously worked as a researcher at... Read more »
Christine Zhang is a research assistant at the Development Assistance and Governance Initiative at Brookings Institution. Read more »
Côme Dechery's picture

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

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Dusko Vasiljevic's picture
Dusko Vasiljevic is Private Sector Development Specialist in the World Bank country office in Serbia. He’s been with the bank for four years, first two... Read more »
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Elena Ianchovichina's picture
Elena Ianchovichina is Lead Economist in the Chief Economist Office of the World Bank’s Middle East and North Africa region. Prior to this Ms.... Read more »
Ellen Goldstein's picture
Ellen Goldstein is the World Bank’s Country Director for the Western Balkans, which includes Read more »
Emi Suzuki's picture
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 experience in... Read more »
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Gabriel Demombynes's picture

Gabriel is Senior Economist in the Hanoi office of the World Bank, where he has worked on poverty issues since March 2013. Previously he ... Read more »

Gayle Martin's picture
Gayle Martin is a senior economist and currently leads the Africa-wide Service Delivery Indicators (SDI) program. Since joining the Bank in 1997, she... Read more »
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Hari Subhash's picture
Hari Subhash currently consults for the Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship global practice at The World Bank Group. He is engaged in policy... Read more »
Haroon Bhorat's picture
Haroon Bhorat is Professor of Economics and Director of the Development Policy Research Unit (DPRU)<... Read more »
Hassan Zaman's picture
Hassan Zaman is the Chief Economist of Bangladesh Bank (Central Bank) and prior to this was a Lead Economist at the World Bank. Earlier he worked for... Read more »
Homi Kharas's picture
Homi Kharas is the Lead Author and Executive Secretary of the Secretariat supporting the High Level Panel advising the... Read more »
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Ishac Diwan's picture
Ishac Diwan teaches public policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Current research interests include growth strategies, the political... Read more »
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Jacques Morisset's picture
Jacques Morisset is the World Bank Lead Economist in Madagascar. After getting his PhD in Economics from the University of Geneva, he has hold various... Read more »
Jean-Pierre Chauffour's picture
Jean-Pierre Chauffour is Lead Country Economist for Morocco and Regional Trade Coordinator in the Middle East and North Africa Region at the World Bank.... Read more »
Jeff Gutman's picture
Jeffrey Gutman is currently a senior fellow in the Global Economy and Development program at the Brookings Institution, focusing on issues of... Read more »
Jeffrey Hammer's picture
Jeff Hammer is the Charles and Marie Robertson Visiting Professor of Economic Development at the Woodrow Wilson School of Princeton University. He is... Read more »
Jishnu Das's picture

Jishnu Das is a Senior Economist in the Development Research Group at The World Bank. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in Economics in... Read more »

Joao Pedro Azevedo's picture
Joao Pedro Azevedo is a senior economist at the World Bank in Washington. He currently works for the European and Central Asia region, focusing on... Read more »
Joel Hellman's picture

Leads the World Bank’s global practice on fragile and conflict-affected states as Director of the Center on Conflict, Security and Development base... Read more »

Jose Luis Diaz Sanchez's picture
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 Independent... Read more »
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Katia Herrera Sosa's picture
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 Europe and... Read more »
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Laban Maiyo's picture
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 hold an MSc in... Read more »
Laura Ralston's picture
Laura Ralston is an Economist in the Global Center for Conflict, Security and Development of the World Bank, a unit that focuses on improving the... Read more »
Laurence Chandy's picture
Laurence Chandy is a fellow in the Global Economy and Development program... Read more »
Liesbet Steer's picture
Dr. Liesbet Steer is a Fellow at the Center for Universal Education... Read more »
Louise Fox's picture
Louise Fox is a university lecturer and a consultant in development economics, specializing in employment, labor markets, social service delivery, and... Read more »
Lucas Gortazar's picture
Lucas Gortazar is a Junior Professional Associate at the Education Unit with the Europe and Central Asia Region. He has worked on both analytical and... Read more »
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Mahjabeen Haji's picture
Mahjabeen Haji is an Economist with the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management (PREM) team in Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania). Prior to joining the World... Read more »
Mamta Murthi's picture
Mamta Murthi is Country Director for Central Europe and the Baltic Countries. She has held various positions in the World Bank, including Adviser to the... Read more »
Manu Bhaskaran's picture

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

Martin Raiser's picture

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

Mathew Verghis's picture
Mathew Verghis is Lead Economist at the World Bank for Cambodia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar and Thailand, and is based in Bangkok.  Prior to... Read more »
Megha Mukim's picture
Megha Mukim is an Economist with the Africa Finance and Private Sector Department of the World Bank. She has several years of research and professional... Read more »
Molly Elgin-Cossart's picture
Molly Elgin-Cossart is Senior Fellow for Global Development at New York University's Center on International Cooperation, where she leads CIC's... Read more »
Mthuli Ncube's picture
Dr. Mthuli Ncube is the Chief Economist and Vice President of the African Development Bank (AfDB). He is responsible for overall knowledge management... Read more »
Mustapha K. Nabli's picture
Mustapha K. Nabli was Governor of the Central Bank of Tunisia from January 2011, just after the revolution, until July 2012. He was at the World Bank... Read more »
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Nick Manning's picture


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

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Olivier Puech's picture
Olivier Puech is the French Web & Social Networks Editor at the World Bank. He previously worked in Paris at the OECD Development Centre as the... Read more »
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Richard Mallett's picture
Rich is a Research Officer at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) in London, where he works full-time on the Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium... Read more »
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Sebastian Eckardt's picture
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 and has been... Read more »
Servaas van der Berg's picture
Servaas van der Berg is South African National Research Chair in the Economics of Social Policy at the University of Stellenbosch. He leads Read more »
Shanta Devarajan's picture

Shantayanan Devarajan is the Chief Economist of the World Bank’s Middle East and North Africa Region.  Since joining the World Bank in 1991, h... Read more »

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

Wolfgang Fengler is the World Bank’s Country Sector Leader for the Private and Financial Sector for the Western Balkans. Previously, he served as t... Read more »