Economist - Lao PDR
Katia is a country economist based in Vientiane, Lao PDR. She joined the Bank in 2003 as a Young Professional and since worked in the World Development Report 2005, Economic Policy and Debt, and East Asia and Pacific Economics unit. In Laos, Katia worked on nearly everything, including macroeconomics, microeconomics and private sector development, trade, growth, and has been happy to apply her knowledge of economics of transition from a planned to a market economy in practice. When not thinking about the Lao economy, Katia enjoys travelling, photography, road biking, motorcycle riding, literature, and ukiyo-e.
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