Koji Miyamoto is senior economist for education global practice at the World Bank. Previously he was the project leader of CERI's Education and Social Progress (ESP) project, and was formally managing CERI's Social Outcomes of Learning (SOL) project. Before joining CERI, he was with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Directorate for Employment, Labor and Social Affairs, as well as the OECD Development Centre, and the World Bank. Koji is an economist by training, working on policies that promote skills development towards economic and social progress. His particular interest is on mobilizing educational innovation to enhance children's social and emotional skills.