Nan Zhou is a Research Analyst with the Development Research Group of the World Bank. Nan’s recent research projects investigate the efficiency in bank financial intermediation and the evolutions of financial regulations in the decade after the 2007-08 crisis. As part of the Global Financial Development Report team, he previously studied the ownership, funding structure, and performance of international banks, particularly in developing country contexts. Nan also participated in the IMF-World Bank Financial Sector Assessment Program for China in 2017, contributing to technical areas including bond market development, shadow banking, and resolution of distressed debts. He holds an M.A. in economics from Cornell University and B.Soc.Sc. from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.