John S.Wilson is a Lead Economist in the Development Economics Research Group of the World Bank. Mr. Wilson currently directs research on trade costs, business facilitation, transparency, and economic development. He also provides expertise in lending operations and has worked on projects in the Latin America, Africa, Middle East and North Africa, and Eastern and Central European regions.
Mr. Wilson was previously Vice President for Technology Policy at the Information Technology Industry Council in Washington, D.C. and a Visiting Fellow at the Institute for International Economics. He was also a Senior Staff Officer at the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and National Research Council and Adjunct Professor of International Affairs at Georgetown University. He has degrees from Wooster College and Columbia University in New York.
- 07/16/12 Cutting Trade Costs to Kick-Start Growth
- 02/10/12 Is 2012 Africa’s Year of the Dragon?
- 10/20/11 The Nuts and Bolts of Trade: Stepping up to Manufacturing in the Development Ladder
- 09/23/11 Aid for Trade in a World of Shifting Tectonic Plates
- 05/27/11 Trade is Central to LDC Growth?
- 03/28/11 March Madness or Spring Awakening?
- 01/07/11 A New Year’s Resolution: Closing the Gap on Trade Research
- 10/26/10 A role for the G20 in aid for trade?
- 01/08/09 La facilitation des échanges comme réponse à la crise et le développement en Afrique
- 01/08/09 Crisis Management Today and Investing for Tomorrow: Why Trade Facilitation Matters to Africa