Franziska Ohnsorge is Manager of the Development Prospects Group in the Development Economics vice presidency. She is a lead of author of the semi-annual corporate flagship Global Economic Prospect report that presents the World Bank’s view of the global economy. Prior to joining the World Bank, Franziska Ohnsorge worked at the International Monetary Fund, covering a range of Asian, European and Central Asian economies in several departments. Previously, she was in the Office of the Chief Economist of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development on regional surveillance and financial sector policy issues. She has published on a variety of topics in academic and policy publications.