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Michael M. Lokshin

Manager, DECSU
Michael Lokshin is a Manager and Lead Economist in the Development Data Group (Survey unit). He received his Ph.D. in Economics from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1999 after which he joined the research group at the World Bank. His research focuses on the areas of poverty and inequality measurement, labor economics, and applied econometrics. More recently, he has been involved in the Bank's efforts in developing software tools and methods for applied economic analysis. Michael leads the group of researchers, survey experts and software engineers in development of the Cloud for Development platform, Survey Solutions CAPI system and the ADePT project (Software Platform for Automated Economic Analysis). He is also a person behind the creation of the Economic Research Computer Center in the World Bank.
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