Delfin Go is Lead Economist in the World Bank's Development Prospects Group and the main author of the 2010 and 2011 Global Monitoring Reports. He was formerly Lead Economist in the office of the World Bank’s Africa Region Chief Economist, where he focused on macroeconomic issues, aid effectiveness and management, and conducted Country Policy and Institutional Assessments (CPIA). He has also undertaken analytical work on macro-micro linkages for probing the distributional consequences and the impact on growth, poverty, and MDG indicators of alternative macroeconomic frameworks, external shocks, aid flows as well as the composition of public expenditure. Previously, he served as the World Bank’s Country Economist and PREM Cluster Leader of Southern Africa and Zambia. Go holds a Ph.D. in Political Economy and Government from Harvard University.