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Aashish Mehta is a development economist and Associate Professor in the Global Studies Department at the University of California-Santa... Read more »
Abdullah Al-Dailami is Acting Managing Director of the Social Fund for Development in Yemen. Read more »
Abiodun O. Folawewo, Ph.D is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Economics of the University of Ibadan, Nigeria Read more »
Adaiah Lilenstein is a Junior Researcher at the Development Policy Research Unit (DPRU) in South Africa. Her expertise includes Economics... Read more »
Adriana Kugler is Vice-Provost for Faculty and Full Professor at Georgetown University's McCourt School of Public Policy. She was founder... Read more »
Agnes Soucat is the Director for Human Development at AfDB. Read more »
Dr Agnieszka Chlon-Dominczak is Assistant Professor at Warsaw School of Economics and Educational Research Institute in Warsaw.  In... Read more »
Professor Ahmadou Aly Mbaye is the Dean of the Centre de Recherches Economiques Appliquées at the University Cheikh Anta Diop of... Read more »
Albert Park is Chair Professor at the Division of Social Science and Professor at the Department of Economics of the Hong Kong University... Read more »
Alessio joined IZA as Director of Strategy and Research Management in March 2014. He studied Business Administration in Passau and Dublin... Read more »

Alex's background is in sustainable development, competitiveness and business strategy. Before joining CDC, he held senior... Read more »

Alexandria Valerio is a Lead Education Specialist on the 2018 World Development Report team. She has over 20 years of experience leading... Read more »
Ali Mnif is the Country Manager of Silatech in Tunisia, an International social development nonprofit non... Read more »
Alice Githu is Senior Youth Development Officer at the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports in Kenya. Read more »
Alvaro González is the Principal Economist for the Jobs Group at the World Bank. He has worked in Africa, East and Central Europe, South... Read more »

Amadeus Kamagenge is the Head of Systems, Training, Research and Participation at the Tanzania Social Action Fund.

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Amelie Constant is Program Director of Migration at the Instit... Read more »

Ana Maria Martinez is Chief Operating Officer for Laboratoria, a... Read more »
Andrew Devenport is CEO of Youth Business International (YBI), and leads the global network’s efforts to help more young entrepreneurs... Read more »
Andy Stern, formerly president of the 2.2–million-member Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and a member of the Simpson-Bowles... Read more »
Angel Melguizo is a former Pension Coordinator and Lead Specialist with the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, D.C. His is... Read more »
Angela is currently a Junior Professional Associate at the Jobs Cross-Cutting Group at the World Bank based in Washington D.C. She... Read more »
Anil Swarup is Director of General at the Ministry of Labour & Employment in India. Read more »
Anne is the World Bank Group’s Online Lead for education. Previously, she was the web editor handling the World Bank’s online activities... Read more »
Annette Dixon is the Vice President for Human Development at the World Bank Group, overseeing the Global Practices for education; health,... Read more »
Anton Cartwright was the ‘Green Economy’ Mistra Urban Futures Researcher at the African Centre Cities from 2013-2015. Previously he... Read more »

ASLI DEMIRGÜÇ-KUNT is the Chief Economist of the Europe and Central Asia Region of the World Bank.  Over her 3... Read more »

Atiur Rahman is Governor of the Central Bank of Bangladesh. Read more »
Aude de Montesquiou is the Director of Programs for the Partnership of Economic Inclusion (PEI). Task Team Leader for the Graduation... Read more »
Baptiste Cammareri is a Communication Manager at the Association la... Read more »
Bassam Sebti is the Global Editor of He manages the website's... Read more »
Bert Ingelaere is lecturer at the Institute of Development Policy (IOB), University of Antwerp, Belgium. His research focuses on... Read more »
Branka Minic is the Founder of Future Work Consulting and former Director of Global Corporate & Government Affairs at ManpowerGroup.... Read more »
Brian Bieron is Executive Director of the eBay Inc. Public Policy Lab, an internal eBay Inc. public policy think tank focused on global... Read more »
Brij Kothari is Professor of Communication at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and the Founder of PlanetRead. Read more »
Børge Brende is the President of the World Economic Forum and former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway. From 2011 until becoming FM... Read more »
Cai Fang is the Director of the Institute of Population and Labor Economics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. Read more »

Camilo Mondragon-Velez is a Senior Research Officer and Head of the IFC Modeling Team, under the IFC Development Impact Unit since e... Read more »

Carmen Pagés-Serra is the Chief of the Labor Markets and Social Security Unit of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).... Read more »
Carolina is an economist at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). Read more »

Changyong Rhee assumed his current position as Director of the Asia and Pacific Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) ... Read more »

Channing Arndt has 25 years of experience in development economics with seven years combined resident experience in Morocco and... Read more »
Charles Sabel is ​a Professor of Law and Social Science at Columbia Law School. Read more »
Chijioke Nwosu is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Department of Economics, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State... Read more »

Christian Bodewig is the Program Manager for Southern Europe at the World Bank, based in Brussels. He oversees the Bank’s operationa... Read more »

Christopher is a Junior Researcher at the Development Policy Research Unit, in South Africa. His expertise includes Labor Economics ... Read more »

Claudia Baddini is Director of the Unified Registry of Social Programs in Brazil. Read more »

Claudia Sepúlveda is Lead Economist in the Development Economics Vice Presidency at the World Bank. She has held positions in differ... Read more »

Constantino Gonzalez is the National Executive Liaison Coordinator of the Nueva Alianza Party. Read more »
Dala T. Korkoyah, Jr. is the Monitoring and Evaluation Director of the Ministry of Gender and Development, Liberia. Read more »
Dan Ariely is the James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University and a founding member of the Center... Read more »

Daniel S. Hamermesh is Professor in Economics, Royal Holloway University of London and Sue Killam Professor Emeritus in the Foundati... Read more »

Danielle Robinson is the Gender & Digital Jobs Specialist at Solutions for Youth... Read more »
David Grubb is a Senior Economist at the Employment Analysis and Policies Division of the OECD Labour and Social Affairs Directorate. Read more »
David Margolis is Research Director at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, University of Paris. Read more »
David Neumark is Professor of Economics at University of California, Irvine. Read more »

David Robalino is the Manager of the Jobs Cross-Cutting Group.

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Dennis Szesko is an Entrepreneur and the Author of La orquideoflora mexiquense.

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Devashish Mitra is the Professor of Economics and Gerald B. and Daphna Cramer Professor of Global Affairs at the Maxwell School, Syracuse... Read more »
Dianne Calvi is President and CEO of Village Enterprise. Working in rural Sub-Saharan Africa, Village Enterprise has started over 43,000... Read more »
Dickson Malunda is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Policy Analysis and Research. Read more »

Dino Merotto is a Lead Economist in the Jobs Group at the World Bank. Prior, he was a Lead Economist in the Economic Policy and Depa... Read more »

Dirk Willem te Velde is Director of Supporting Economic Transformation at the Overseas Development Institute. Read more »
Drew Gardiner is a member of the Global Technical Team of the ILO's Employment Policy Department. He is the Chief... Read more »
Edgard Rodriguez is a Senior Program Specialist at IDRC and an expert on small-enterprise development and labour markets in Asian and... Read more »
Ehud Gachugu is Project Director of the Kenya Youth Empowerment Project, part of the Kenya Private Sector Alliance Read more »

Eliana is a Senior Economist at the World Bank Jobs Group, in the Social Protection and Jobs Global Practice, where she works with n... Read more »

Eric Verhoogen is an Associate Professor of Economics and International Affairs, Vice Dean, School of International and Public Affairs... Read more »
Estera supports the S4YE Impact Portfolio and the Coalition’s knowledge management program. Some of her prior work includes capacity... Read more »
Esteve Sala is the editor of the Jobs and Development blog and supports the communication strategy of the Social Protection and Jobs... Read more »

Ethel Sennhauser is the Director of the Agriculture Global Practice at the World Bank. The Practice has a threefold focus: Climate-s... Read more »

Fernando Fabre is the President of Endeavor Global. Read more »
Francisco Obreque is a Senior Agricultural Specialist. Based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, he is the focal point for agricultural... Read more »
François Bourguignon is a Professor at the Paris School of Economics and the former Chief Economist of the World Bank. Read more »
Francois has a Master’s in Economics from the University of KwaZulu Natal and is currently working on his PhD at the University of Cape... Read more »
Gabriela Aguerrevere is the Communications Specialist for Solutions for Youth Employment (S4YE... Read more »
Gabriela Inchauste is a Lead Economist in the Poverty and Equity Global Practice of the World Bank. She currently... Read more »

Gary Fields is a Professor of Economics at Cornell University. Read more »

Gerardo Esquivel Hernández is a Professor of Economics at Colegio de Mexico.

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Gergana Tsvetanova Tsvetanova joined the World Bank's Global Indicators Group in 2018 working with the Read more »

Gianfranco Commodaro is the Director in Minas Gerais, AVSI Foundation.... Read more »

Gibson Masumbu is a Research Fellow at the Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR) where he is heading the Human... Read more »
Gokce Uysal is a Researcher at the Betam Bahcesehir University Center for Economic and Social Research, Turkey. Read more »

Gordon Betcherman is Professor in the School of International Development and Global Studies. He also has a cross-appointment in the... Read more »

Grahame Dixie has over 35 year of experience as a practitioner of agricultural development and is currently the World Bank's... Read more »
Guillermo Cruces (PhD in Economics, LSE) is the deputy director of the Center for Distributive, Labor and Social Studies (Read more »

Ha-Joon Chang is an Economist and a Reader in the Political Economy of Development, Faculty of Economics at the University of Cambri... Read more »

Hana Sahatqija is the Program Manager for UNICEF’s Innovations Lab in Kosovo. She is currently supporting the Adolescent Development... Read more »

Harm Bandholz is the Chief US Economist for the UniCredit Group. Located in New York, he analyzes the macroeconomic environment in the US... Read more »
Harold Alderman is a senior research fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute. He recently retired from the World Bank... Read more »
Haroon Bhorat is Professor of Economics and Director of the Development Policy... Read more »
Harry J. Holzer is a Professor of Public Policy at the Georgetown Public Policy Institute. Holzer joined the Institute in the Fall... Read more »
Hartmut Lehmann is Professor of Economics in the department of economics at the University of Bologna and Program Director of the IZA... Read more »
Hernan Araneda is the Head of the Center for Innovation in Human Capital, Fundación Chile. Read more »
Hernan Winkler is a Senior Economist in the Jobs Group at the World Bank. He specializes in applied microeconomics, with... Read more »
Professor Li is the C.V. Starr Professor of Economics at the School of Economics and Management SEM, Tsinghua University, and the... Read more »
Hugo Hopenhayn is a professor of economics at University of California, Los Angeles. Read more »
Huseyn Huseynov is an Advisor of the Department of Social Protection Policy in the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population,... Read more »
Ian Walker is the Manager for the World Bank's Jobs Group. He was previously the IADB’s Representative in Honduras; and a Lead Economist... Read more »
Iga Magda, PhD  (Economics). Vice President of the Management Board at the Institute for Structural Research (IBS, Warsaw) and... Read more »
Ilkka Lakaniemi is Vice President of Digitalization and Renewal at the Finland Chamber of Commerce. He is the former Director of Global... Read more »
Ina-Marlene Ruthenberg is the World Bank Country Manager for Zambia. She is a Development Economist with broad... Read more »

Inés Arévalo is a Research Consultant for the Partnership for Economic Inclusion (PEI), leading its economic inclusion landscaping s... Read more »

Ingrid Woolard is an Associate Professor at University of Cape Town's School of Economics, and Research Associate with Southern Afri... Read more »

Professor Ivan Turok is an urban and regional economist and Executive Director at the Human Sciences Research Council in South Africa. He... Read more »
Dr. Jackie Borel-Saladin is a geographer and sociologist with a focus on urban labour markets and migration. She is a researcher at the... Read more »
Jacqueline Barrett is the Lead Researcher of... Read more »
Jacqueline Mazza is currently Senior Adjunct Professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, teaching... Read more »

Jaime Saavedra leads the Education Global Practice at the World Bank Group. He rejoined the World Bank Group from the Governmen... Read more »

James Reed is a Senior Special Operations Officer with the IFC Special Operations unit based in Istanbul, Turkey.   Previously... Read more »
Janine Berg, is a Senior Economist at the ILO, and co-author of the recently published report entitled Read more »
Javier Arias is a former Consultant with the Social Protection and Labor Group at the World Bank. Read more »
Javier Sanchez-Reaza is currently a Senior Urban Specialist and Team Leader at the World Bank. He was previously the Head of the Urban... Read more »
Jean-Paul Faguet is a Reader in the Political Economy of Development of London School of Economics. Read more »
Jekaterina Navicke is on the Department of Sociology at the University of Vilnius and a member of the EUROMOD consortium.  Read more »
Jennifer Keller is a senior economist in the Macroeconomics and fiscal management practice of the World Bank.  Prior her current... Read more »
Jennifer Silberman is the Vice President of Corporate Responsibility for Hilton Worldwide. Read more »
Jeremy Hockenstein is the co-founder and CEO of Digital Divide Data (DDD), an award-winning social enterprise. Based in Southeast Asia,... Read more »
Jessica Owens is a Consultant at Colombia's Ministry of Labor. Read more »
I am Advisor to the Chief Economist in the Economics and Research Department of the Asian 
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Jianxiong Peng is the Cofounder and Chief Executive Officer of KOE Technology Investment Co, Ltd.  Read more »
Jimena Luna works in the Jobs Group at the World Bank. Her experience spans working with client governments to develop... Read more »
Joanna Corzo is a consultant in the World Bank’s Social Protection and Jobs Global Practice. Prior to joining the Bank, she was a senior... Read more »
Joanna Tyrowicz is an Assistant Professor of Economics at University of Warsaw and President for the Foundation of Admirers and Mavens of... Read more »
The Jobs Group consists of World Bank staff who work with the Jobs Cross-Cutting Solutions Area (CCSA) on topics such as Jobs and... Read more »
Jochen Kluve is Professor of Empirical Labor Economics at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and Head of the Berlin Office of RWI, an... Read more »
John Haltiwanger is a Professor of Economics at University of Maryland. Read more »
John T. Addison is Professor of Economic Theory at University of South Carolina. Read more »

John Van Reenen is a Professor of Economics and Director Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics.

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Jonathan Eaton is Professor of Economics at Penn State University. He was previously director of the William R. Rhodes Center for... Read more »

José Luis Polanco is the Director of the Project Coordinating Unit at the Ministry of Labor, Dominican Republic.

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Jose M. Romero serves as senior technical officer for the Solutions for Youth Employment (S4YE) Coalition. He has over 12 years of... Read more »
Mr. José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs was appointed Executive Director of the International Labour Organization's Employment Sector in August... Read more »

Joseph Stiglitz is a University Professor at Columbia University and Co-Chair of Columbia University's Committee on Global Thought.<... Read more »

Dr. Juan Chacaltana,  is Senior Employment Policies Specialist at the Employment Department, ILO headquarters in... Read more »

Juan Chaparro is a Ph.D. student in the Departme... Read more »

Julia Granata works in the Social Protection and Jobs Global Practice at the World Bank Group, where she specializes on the int... Read more »

Julie De Moyer is Communications and Digital Strategy Lead at the Solutions for Youth Employment initiative. Previously,... Read more »
Jürgen Zattler is the Deputy Director of European and Multilateral Development Federal... Read more »
Karen Brooks retired in 2018 as Director, CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets, led by IFPRI; and in 2012 as... Read more »
Katrin Schulz joined the Women, Business and the Law project in 2013 where she primarily researches and analyzes legal restrictions on... Read more »
Kelsey Jack received her Ph.D. in Public Policy from Harvard University in 2010, followed by a post-doctoral appointment at MIT with the... Read more »
Kenneth L. Kraemer is a Research Professor in the Paul Merage School of Business, Associate Director of the Center... Read more »
Kezia Lilenstein is a Junior Researcher at the Development Policy Research Unit, in South Africa. Her expertise includes Labour... Read more »
Khethiwe has over 13 years of experience which includes Transformation, Internal Communications, Media Relations, Reputation Management,... Read more »
Klaus F. Zimmermann is the Director of the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in Bonn, Germany. Read more »
Krisztina Kis-Katos studied Economics in Szeged and Konstanz, attended the Swiss Doctoral Program at the Study Center Gerzensee, and... Read more »
Laura Alfaro is the Warren Alpert Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. She is also a Faculty Research... Read more »
Laura Wallace is an independant writer and consultant, and is currently the editor of the Jobs and Development Blog at the World Bank.... Read more »
Lillian Foo is Communications Lead for the Jobs Group, where she oversees strategic communications and external outreach for group,... Read more »
Louise Fox is a university lecturer and a consultant in development economics, specializing in employment, labor markets, social service... Read more »
Luc Christiaensen is a lead agriculture economist in the World Bank’s Jobs Group and an honorary research fellow at the Maastricht... Read more »
Lucas Ronconi is senior researcher at Centro de Investigación y Acción Social (CIAS) and CONICET in Argentina. He has published... Read more »
Luis Miguel Castilla is the Minister of Economy and Finance of Peru. Read more »
Luke Jordan is a Private Sector Development Specialist with the Competitive Industries Practice, based in New Delhi. He works on... Read more »
Maciej Jakubowski is a policy maker, advisor and researcher with international and national experience in these fields. He served as an... Read more »

Maciej Lis is Senior Economist at the Institute for Structural Research (IBS), Warsaw. IBS is an independent, non-governmental resea... Read more »

Madhur is a senior thematic economist at Standard Chartered. Her responsibilities involve providing a comprehensive and thematic overview... Read more »
Mamadou Biteye is the Managing Director for The Rockefeller Foundation Africa Regional Office. In this role, Mamadou oversees the... Read more »
Manish Sabharwal is Chairman, Teamlease Services, based In Bangalore Read more »
Marco Alfano is a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Economics, University College London. The working paper... Read more »
Maria Laura Sanchez Puerta is the Program Leader for Human Development for Egypt, Yemen and Djibouti. Before, she worked for more than... Read more »
Maria Susan Dela Rama is Executive Director for Planning at TESDA in the Philippines. Read more »
Mariana Mazzucato is a Professor in the Economics of Innovation in the Read more »
Mariano Bosch is a senior specialist at the Labor Markets and Social Security Unit of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). Since... Read more »
Mark Rosenzweig is the Frank Altschul Professor of International Economics and Director, Economic Growth Center at Yale University’s... Read more »

Martha Chen is a Lecturer in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, an Affiliated Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of ... Read more »

Martin Oelz is a Senior Specialist on Equality and Non-discrimination in the ILO's Gender Equality and Diversity Branch.... Read more »
His previous assignments include a one-year spell with the Chief Economist office in South Asia region, and from July to December 2010 he... Read more »

Mary Hallward-Driemeier is the Senior Economic Adviser in the Trade  & Competitiveness Global Practice at the World Bank, o... Read more »

Matthew De Galan is a Senior Fellow and Investment Fund Director at Nike Foundation. Read more »
Mattias Lundberg is Senior Economist in the Social Protection and Labor team of the World Bank, and is the World Bank's Focal Point on... Read more »
Meaza Ashenafi is the Founder of Ethiopian Women Lawyers Association and the Board Chairperson of Enat Bank. Read more »
Melanie Arntz is Assistant Professor at the University of Heidelberg and provisional head of the Research Department "Labour Markets,... Read more »
Mesfin is a Senior Transport Specialist with extensive experience in transport sector dialogue, policy analysis, institutional... Read more »
Michael Kugelman is the senior associate for South and Southeast Asia at the Woodrow Wilson Center, where he is responsible for research,... Read more »
Michael Weber has published and worked on youth employment, informality, labor regulations, active labor market policies, and social... Read more »
Michel Landel joined Sodexo in 1984 as Operations Manager for Eastern and North Africa. In 1986, he was promoted to Director for Remote... Read more »
Michelle Davis is a consultant in programmes, monitoring, and evaluation with Better Work, a partnership between the International Labour... Read more »

Michelle Kaffenberger is an applied research consultant specializing in using research to better understand and improve the lives of... Read more »

Miguel Peromingo is a freelance consultant with senior expertise on global labor markets and employment services. His work... Read more »
Mohsen Bentouati is Sub-Director of Employment Programs at the Ministry of Vocational Training and Employment in Tunisia​. Read more »
Monami Dasgupta is a Research Analyst at IFMR Finance Foundation with a focus on research related to household finance. Previously Monami... Read more »

Morten Jerven is an Associate Professor at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver.

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Moseri Mac Samuel is a Deputy CEO of the Innovation Empowerment Programme, Kenya. Read more »
Mugo Kibati is the former director general of Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat, which is responsible for spearheading the implementation... Read more »
Munshi Sulaiman is working as a Research Fellow with Brac Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD) and Makerere University Business... Read more »
Mushtaq Husain Khan is a heterodox economist and Professor of Economics at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Read more »

Namita Datta is the Coalition Manager for the Solutions for Youth Employmen... Read more »

Nancy Claire Benjamin is a Senior Country Economist in the Macroeconomics and Fiscal Management Department of the World Bank Group. Read more »
Nato Kurshitashvili is a Gender Specialist with the Transport & ICT Global Practice at the World Bank. Previously she... Read more »
Neveen El Tahri is the Chairwoman and Managing Director of Delta Shield for Investment. Read more »

Nicholas Barr is a Professor of Public Economics, London School of Economics.

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Nicholas Bloom is an Associate Professor at Stanford Department of Economics.

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Nicole Goldin (Twitter @nicolegoldin) is consulting Lead Economist and Policy Advisor to the World Bank and Solutions for Youth... Read more »
Nisha Arunatilake is a Research Fellow and Head of Labour, Employment and Human Resources Development research at the IPS. Since joining... Read more »
Nnaemeka Ikegwuonu is the Executive Director of the Smallholders Foundation. Read more »
Núria Rodríguez-Planas is a Visiting Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in Bonn (since February 2012) She is... Read more »
Odette Maciel joined the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) at the Inter-American Development Bank as Economics Senior... Read more »
Olga Nottmeyer is Managing Editor for IZA World of Labor. She holds a Bachelor degree in Mathematics and a Diploma in Economics. Mrs.... Read more »
Professor Olu Ajakaiye is currently Executive Chairman, African Centre for Shared Development Capacity Building (ACSDCB), Ibadan – a... Read more »
Pabsy Pabalan Mariano is a Digital Engagement Officer and the Channel Manager of Read more »

Through her leadership at Save the Children, International Youth Foundation, Making Cents International, Unity Productions Foundatio... Read more »

Patricia Odera is Senior Corporate Communications Officer at the Retirement Benefits Authority in Kenya. Read more »

Patrick Belser is Senior Economist at the International Labour Office (ILO) in Geneva, and is the principal editor ... Read more »

Patrick Karanja joined The Rockefeller Foundation in 2015 as a Program Associate based in the Africa Regional Office in Nairobi... Read more »
Sir Paul Collier is a Professor of Economics at Oxford University and Director of the Center for the Study of African Economies.
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Paul Lister is Director of Legal Services and Company Secretary of Associated British Foods.

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Peter Golias is Director at the Bratislava based think-tank INEKO – Institute for economic and social reforms. Read more »

Philip Levy is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute’s Program in International Economics.

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Pierre-Richard Agénor is the Hallsworth Professor of International Macroeconomics and Development Economics at the University of Manchester. Read more »

Piotr Lewandowski is one of the founders and current President of the Management Board of the Institute for Structural Research (IBS... Read more »

Prakash Loungani is an an advisor at the IMF's Research Department. Learn more about Prakash on his personal blog: Read more »

Preet Rustagi is a professor at the Institute for Human Development (IHD... Read more »

R. Subrahmanyam is Principal Secretary of Rural Development in Andhra Pradesh, India.

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Radhi Meddeb is the President of Action of Développement Solidaire. Read more »
Radhicka Kapoor is a Fellow at ICRIER. Earlier, she worked at the Planning commission in 2011-13 on the XIIth Five Year Plan, and was... Read more »
Professor Raghbendra Jha is Head of the Arndt-Corden Department of Economics at the College of Asia and the Pacific of the Australian... Read more »
Ragui Assaad is Thematic Leader on Labor Issues at the Economic Research Forum in Egypt, nonresident senior fellow with Global Economy... Read more »
Raphaela Karlen is a Labor Market Specialist in the Social Protection and Jobs Global Practice at the World Bank Group, where she... Read more »
Ravi Kanbur is T. H. Lee Professor of World Affairs at Cornell University. He holds a bachelor's degree from Cambridge and a doctorate... Read more »
Rebecca Holmes is a research fellow at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) in the U.K. She specialises in social protection and... Read more »

Rijak Grover is Labor Specialist at the World Bank specializing in urbanization.  Previously, she was co-author of the IFC Job ... Read more »

Ritu Sharma leads the Global Center for Gender and Youth (GCGY) at the International Youth Foundation. Prior to IYF, Ritu was the co... Read more »

Dr. Robert Lerman is a leading expert on how education, employment, and family structure work together to affect economic well-being... Read more »

Robert Willis is a Professor of Economics at the University of Michigan and Research Professor at the Population Studies Center.

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Roberta Gatti is the Chief Economist of the Human Development practice group in the World Bank.

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Robertas Zubrickas is a Senior Research Associate at the University of Zurich. Read more »
Roma Keister is a researcher at the Institute for Structural Research (IBS) based in Warsaw, Poland. Her research and academic work at... Read more »
Ronnie Goldberg is the Executive Vice President and Senior Policy Officer of US Council for International Business. Read more »
Rosangela Bando is an economist at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). Read more »
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Safia Khan is a researcher in the policy and regulatory sphere of telecommunications at Research ICT Africa. Her areas of expertise... Read more »
Salvatore Lo Bello is an Economist at the Research Department (Labor Markets Division) of the Bank of Italy. He is a macroeconomist... Read more »
Sam Jones is a development economist with interests in applied economic and policy analysis in developing countries, focusing on sub... Read more »
Samantha joined the Thematic Research team in London in 2013. She supports the team in developing and producing major theme-based cross... Read more »
Sanjay Pulipaka is a Fellow/Consultant at the Strategic Studies Chair, ICRIER, New Delhi. Previously, he was a Pavate Visiting Fellow at... Read more »
Sarah Coll-Black is a Senior Social Protection Specialist at the Social Protection and Jobs Global Practice in the World Bank. She has... Read more »
Sarathbabu Elumalai is the Chief Executive Director of Food King in Chennai, India. Read more »

Sean Blagsvedt is the CEO and Founder of

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Sergio Urzúa is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at University of Maryland.
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Shanthi Nataraj is an economist at the nonprofit, nonpartisan RAND Corporation and a professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. Read more »
Li Shi is Professor of Economics in the School of Economics and Business and Acting Director of the Institute for Income Distribution and... Read more »
Shuaizhang Feng is associate professor at the school of economics of Shanghai University of Finance and Economics. He received his Ph.D.... Read more »
Shubha Jayaram is a Senior Program Officer at the Results for Development Institute (R4D). Shubha works on the education and governance... Read more »
Siddharth Sharma is a Senior Economist in the Finance, Innovation and Competitiveness Global Practice of the World Bank. His main areas... Read more »
Siddhartha leads the World Bank's thinking on how technology is reshaping the world of work, focusing on the implications for skills and... Read more »
Sima Samar is a Chairperson of the Afghanistan Independent Human Right Commission. Read more »

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Siv Tokle is a Norwegian national, who currently leads the results, knowledge and operations team of the World Bank Group Cross... Read more »

Solomon W. Polachek is Distinguished Professor at the State University of New York at Binghamton (Binghamton University), where he h... Read more »

Sonia Madhvani is a Program Officer in the Social Protection and Jobs Global Practice of the World Bank. She works in the Knowledge,... Read more »
Stefano Scarpetta is Director of Employment, Labour and Social Affairs at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Read more »
Stephen Golub is the Franklin and Betty Barr Professor of Economics at Swarthmore College. -Ends- Read more »
Steve Kayizzi-Mugerwa is the Director for Research at AfDB. Read more »

Steven Werlin is Regional Director at Fonkoze.

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Suneet Singh Tuli is the founder and CEO of DataWind Inc., a leader in low-cost Internet connectivity for emerging markets.  He has... Read more »
Dr. Suresh de Mel is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Economics and Statistics at the University of Peradeniya in Sri Lanka. Read more »

Susan Lund is Director of Research at the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), McKinsey & Company’s business and economics research ... Read more »

Susana Puerto is a Senior Youth Employment Specialist at the ILO. She coordinates the Read more »
Svetlana Pimkina is an economist working at the Gender Innovation Lab, within the World Bank’s Africa Chief Economist Office. Her current... Read more »
Tazeen Hasan is a Senior Legal Specialist in the Gender and Development Unit. She is the co-author of a recent book on Empowering... Read more »

Terry Gregory has been a member of ZEW’s Research Department “Labour Markets, Human Resources and Social Policy” since 2009. As a Se... Read more »

Thomas Farole is a Lead Economist in the World Bank’s Social Protection and Jobs Global Practice, where he works on the intersection... Read more »
Tim Gindling is a Professor of Economics at University of Maryland. Read more »
Timothy Clay works with the Social Protection and Jobs Global Practice at the World Bank and provides analytical, operational, and M&... Read more »
Timothy Lubanga is Assistant Commissioner of Monitoring and Evaluation at the Office of the Prime Minister in Uganda.

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Tito Boeri is a Professor of Economics and Dean for Research at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy. Read more »
Trang Nguyen is a Senior Economist in the Poverty Global Practice at the World Bank. Read more »
Ulrich Hörning is the Head of Administrative Reform in Mannheim. Read more »

Ulrich Zierahn is a Researcher at the ZEW Research Deparment "Labour Markets, Human Resources and Social Policy" in the Reseach Area... Read more »

Uma Rani is a Senior Economist at the Research Department, International Labour Office (ILO) in Geneva,. Prior to j... Read more »

Vaidehi Tandel is with IDFC Institute, a political economy Think-Tank in Mumbai Read more »
Victoria Strokova is an economist with the Social Protection & Labor Department, within the Jobs Cross Cutting Solution Area, at... Read more »
Viktoria Hnatkovska is an Associate Professor at the University of British Colombia, Vancouver School of Economics. Read more »
Vismay supports the Jobs group’s work on Operations, M&E, and Results. His interests lie in lending operations especially in the... Read more »
Viviana V. Roseth is a consultant on skills and workforce development at the World Bank Group’s Education Global Practice. In her work on... Read more »

Wahiduddin Mahmud is currently a member of the UN Committee for Development Policy, Chairman of South Asia Network of Economic Resea... Read more »

William Baah-Boateng is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at the University of Ghana, and is a Senior Research Fellow at the African Centre... Read more »
Wojciech Hardy is an economist at the Institute for Structural Research (IBS) and a PhD student at the Faculty of Economic Sciences... Read more »
Professor Yoko Ishikura currently serves as an independent consultant in the area of global strategy and global talent. She is a member... Read more »