Alan Gelb is a senior fellow at the Center for Global Development. His recent research includes aid and development outcomes, the transition from planned to market economies, the development applications of biometric ID technology, and the special development challenges of resource-rich countries. He was previously director of development policy at the World Bank and chief economist for the bank’s Africa region and staff director for the 1996 World Development Report “From Plan to Market."
- SDG target focusing on identification critical to supporting achievement of post-2015 development goals
- Reflections on the future of legal identity
- The criterion problem: Measuring the legal identity target in the post-2015 agenda
- Means versus ends: Deconstructing the Sustainable Development Goals and the role of identification
- Oil exporters must shift capital stock to renewables
- How should donors respond to resource windfalls in poor countries?
- Should Sovereign Wealth Funds Invest at Home?