Salman Asim is an Economist in Education GP for the Africa Region at the World Bank. Salman has ten years of research and operational experience of working on multi-faceted results-based education reforms in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. Currently, Salman leads analytical and operational work on basic education reforms in Tanzania and Malawi. He has designed and implemented impact evaluations in Education in several countries. Ongoing research projects include Malawi Longitudinal School Survey and experimental evaluations on School Leadership Program, School Quality Inspections, School-grants linked to performance, and Community engagement interventions. Salman has received competitive research grants from Strategic Impact Evaluation Fund (SIEF) and Results in Education for All Children (REACH) trust fund. Salman is a Rhodes Scholar from Pakistan and holds an M.Phil in Economics from the University of Oxford. In 2015 he was recognized by the British Council as one of the outstanding UK alumni in the US for his work on education development in Pakistan.