S. Amer Ahmed is an Economist in the World Bank’s Development Prospects Group. He is a co-author of the Global Monitoring Report 2015/2016: Development Goals in an Era of Demographic Change. His current responsibilities include analysis of the growth and poverty implications of demographic change, international migration, and climate change. In past assignments at the World Bank, Mr. Ahmed has also worked on agriculture, fiscal policy, and food security issues, and his analytical work has been featured in over a dozen published journal articles, reports, and book chapters. Mr. Ahmed received his MS and PhD in Agricultural Economics at Purdue University, where he specialized in international trade.