Norbert Schady, a German national, is a Senior Economist in the Development Research Group of the World Bank. He received his B.A, from Yale University in 1990, and his Ph.D. from Princeton University in 1998. His main research areas include early childhood development, conditional cash transfers, and the impact of income shocks on human capital outcomes. Recently, he completed a Policy Research Report on Conditional Cash Transfers: Reducing Present and Future Poverty (joint with Ariel Fiszbein). He has worked on Latin America, East Asia, Eastern Europe, and Africa. In September he will be taking up a position as Economic Advisor, Social Sectors, at the Inter-American Development Bank.
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