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Aaditya Mattoo is Research Manager, Trade and Integration, at the World Bank. He specializes in trade policy analysis and the operation... Read more »
Aifa Fatimata Ndoye Niane joined the World Bank in October 2011 as an agricultural economist based in Dakar, Senegal. Her work at the... Read more »
Akshar Saxena is a doctoral student in global health economics at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. He is interested in... Read more »
Alain Durand-Lasserve was Senior Research Fellow with the Centre National de le Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), France. He is... Read more »
Aletheia Donald is an economist working at the Gender Innovation Lab, within the World Bank’s Africa Chief Economist Office. Her current... Read more »
Lex Huurdeman is a Senior Oil and Gas Expert at the World Bank. Lex brings senior leadership with over 30 years of... Read more »

Anand Rajaram is Sector Manager for public sector and governance work in the Africa region of the World Bank.  He was previously... Read more »

Andreas Blom works as a Lead Economist in the World Bank’s education units in Africa. He supports management in implementing strateg... Read more »

Anne Bakilana is a Senior Economist (Health) at the World Bank, with years of experience of research in multiple sectors including in... Read more »
Anton Dobronogov is a Senior Economist at the Global Practice for Macroeconomics and Fiscal Management of the World Bank. Prior... Read more »
Aparajita Goyal is a Senior Economist in the Poverty and Equity Global Practice of the World Bank. Her work focuses on microeconomic... Read more »
Asumani Guloba is an Economist in the World Bank office in Zambia. Previously, he served as an economist in the World Bank Uganda office.... Read more »
Aurélien is an economist in the Nairobi office of the World Bank, where he works on Somalia, Burundi and Kenya (leading the Bank's work... Read more »
Awa Sanou is a  Phd Sudent and Graduate Research Assistant in the Department of Agriculture, Food and Resource... Read more »
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Bekele Shiferaw is the Executive Director of the Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP). He is a development and resource... Read more »
Bolarin T. Omonona, a reader in the Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Ibadan, Nigeria is actively... Read more »
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Carlo del Ninno is a senior economist in the Africa Region of the World Bank, working on safety net policies and programs. He holds a PhD... Read more »
Chakib Jenane works with the World Bank’s Global Food and Agriculture Practice (GFADR), focusing primarily on programs promoting... Read more »

Christina Malmberg Calvo, a Swedish national, is since May 1, 2015, Country Manager of the World Bank Uganda office.  She has b... Read more »

Christoph Pusch leads the Disaster Risk Management Practice Group in Africa, as well as the World Bank’s Global Expert Team on Disas... Read more »

Collin Namayuba Nabiswa is a blogger for The Motley Fool, and a project supervisor for the SAJEKI Agency, a marketing... Read more »
Cyrille Bellier holds degrees in finance and economics from Science Po Paris, and a MSCin development studies from the London School of... Read more »
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Dahlia Lotayef is a Lead Environmental Specialist in the Environment and Natural Resources Global Practice at the World... Read more »

Damien de Walque is a Senior Economist in the Development Research Group (Human Development and Public Services Team). He recei... Read more »

Daniel Sellen is a Sector Leader  in the area of agriculture and rural development, covering Bénin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire... Read more »

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David is a Senior Economist in the Chief Economist's Office for the Africa Region of the World Bank. He coordinates impact evaluation... Read more »
David Newhouse joined the World Bank’s Poverty Practice as a Senior Economist in 2014 and has worked primarily on poverty issues in... Read more »
Deon Filmer is a Lead Economist in the Research Group of the World Bank. He works on issues of human capital and skills,... Read more »
Diariétou Gaye, a Senegalese national, is the Country Director for Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and Eritrea. She joined the Bank in January 1996... Read more »
Dina Ranarifidy is an Urban Specialist in the World Bank’s Urban Development department. Her work spans the areas of slum upgrading,... Read more »
Dino Merotto is a Lead Economist in the Economic Policy and Department of the World Bank. Now leading PRMED's debt unit, he worked... Read more »
Dominique Njinkeu is a Lead Trade Facilitation Expert and the Program Coordinator of the Trade Facilitation Facility (TFF) at the... Read more »
Dominique Van De Walle is a Lead Economist in the World Bank’s Research Department. She holds a Masters in Economics from the London... Read more »
Dylan Johnson works as a consultant in the Macroeconomics and Fiscal Management Global Practice at the World Bank in Nairobi, Kenya.... Read more »
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Efosa Ojomo is a research fellow at the Forum for Growth and Innovation at the Harvard Business School. Guided by Read more »
Ekua Bentil is a consultant with the World Bank’s Africa region, working as a science and technology specialist with the education unit.... Read more »
Eleni is a PhD research fellow at UNU-MERIT/Maastricht Graduate School of Governance. She has MSc in Public Policy and Human Development... Read more »
Eliana Carranza is a Senior Economist and Technical Adviser of the Gender Innovation Lab, a gender-focused impact evaluation group based... Read more »

Elizabeth M. White is Senior Strategy Officer and Program Manager for the Africa... Read more »

Ellen McCullough is a PhD candidate in the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics at Cornell University. She plans to graduate in... Read more »
Emilie A. Mushobekwa is Economist, working for the World Bank in DR Congo since 2003. She also performs the role of Respectful Workplace... Read more »
Emmanuel Maina Djoulde is the Director of International Cooperation for the Ministry of Public Health in Cameroon. Read more »
Espen Beer Prydz is an Economist working on issues of poverty, inequality and survey methods in the World Bank’s Development Research... Read more »
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Ethel Sennhauser is the Director of the Agriculture Global Practice at the World Bank. The Practice has a threefold focus: Climate-s... Read more »

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Fernando Im is an Economist in the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Unit (PREM, AFTP1). Previously he worked at the... Read more »

Francesco Strobbe is a Senior Financial Economist with the World Bank Group (WBG).  Over the past four years he has been responsible... Read more »
Françoise Rivière, an economist in the Research Department at Agence Française de Développement, is responsible for the research program... Read more »
Frederick Owegi works as an Economist in the World Bank's Nairobi office. Read more »
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Gabriel is Senior Economist in the Hanoi office of the World Bank, where he has worked on poverty issues since March 2013. Prev... Read more »

Gaël Giraud is a French economist, specialized in general equilibrium theory, game theory, finance and energy issues. He is Chief... Read more »
Gandham N.V.Ramana is a Lead Health Specialist currrently based in Nairobi Kenya. He started his career as a primary care physician in... Read more »
Gareth Austin is a professor of African and comparative economic history at the Graduate Institute in Geneva. After... Read more »
Gessye is a Fulbright alumni holding a Masters of Arts in International Development, with a focus on Social Entrepreneurship from... Read more »

Gozde Isik is a consultant conducting a wide range of economic research and analysis pertaining to the work of the ... Read more »

Gregory Smith is a Senior Economist in the World Bank’s Global Practice for Macroeconomics and Fiscal Management. His... Read more »
Guang Zhe Chen, a Chinese national, joined the World Bank in 1997. Trained as a development economist, Mr. Chen has over 20 years of... Read more »
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Harris Selod is a Senior Economist with the Development Research Group of the World Bank. His current research focuses on urban... Read more »

Senior Communications Officer, World Bank Africa Region

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Himdat Bayusuf is a consultant working on higher, basic and secondary education for the World Bank in Africa Read more »
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Ina-Marlene Ruthenberg is the World Bank Country Manager for Zambia. She is a Development Economist with broad... Read more »
Irina Astrakhan is the Practice Manager, Finance and Markets Global Practice, covering Sub-Saharan Africa at the World Bank. In her... Read more »
Isis Gaddis is an economist in the World Bank’s Gender Group. She previously served as a poverty economist for Tanzania... Read more »
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Jacques Morisset is the World Bank Lead Economist and Program Leader for Cote d’Ivoire. After receiving his PhD in economics from the... Read more »
James Wire is a Technical Consultant with the Agriculture Global Practice where his assignment is to ensure that the... Read more »
Jane Kiringai is a Senior Economist based in the Kenya country Office. Jane undertakes economic analytical work in the areas of... Read more »
Janneke Hartvig Blomberg is a Nutrition Specialist with the World Bank, based in the Tanzania Country Office since October 2009 where she... Read more »
Jean-Claude Devèze, ingénieur agronome, socioéconomiste, a longtemps travaillé à l'AFD. Il a publié en 1996 Le réveil des campagnes... Read more »
Jean-Francois Maystadt is a development economist and senior lecturer at the Department of Economics, Lancaster University Management... Read more »
Jesús Crespo Cuaresma is Professor of Economics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU), as well as Director of Economic... Read more »
Johannes Hoogeveen is a lead economist in the poverty and equity practice of the World Bank. He supports the harmonization of welfare... Read more »
Johannes Zutt, a Dutch national, has been active in development since 1990. His early experience involved program planning, and... Read more »
Jorge Saba Arbache is Senior Economist in the World Bank's Office of the Chief Economist, Africa Region, and is the director of the... Read more »
I am an agriculturalist by training with graduate degrees in Crop Science. I work in the Uganda Country Office of the World Bank as a... Read more »
Julio is a senior country economist for Zambia. Before joining the Bank in 2005, he worked at the Institute of International Finance, as... Read more »

Justin Yifu Lin is the former World Bank Chief Economist and Senior Vice President, Development Economics. In his capacity, Mr. Lin ... Read more »

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Kalpana Kochhar was appointed the Chief Economist for the South Asia Region (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal,... Read more »

Kathleen Beegle is a World Bank Program Leader for Ghana, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, based in Accra, Ghana. She covers the sectors o... Read more »

Keziah Muthembwa works as a Communications Officer in the World Bank's Nairobi office, where she provides support to communication,... Read more »
Khwima Nthara, a Malawian national, is a World Bank Senior Economist for Malawi. He joined the Bank in February 2005. In his current... Read more »

Kirk Hamilton is a Lead Economist in the Development Research Group of The World Bank and co-author of The Changing Wealth of Nations ... Read more »

Kristen Himelein is a poverty economist with Africa PREM covering Cameroon, Gabon, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. Prior to joining PREM, she... Read more »
Since 2007, Kristina Nwazota has worked for the World Bank Africa Region as the regional Online Communications Officer in charge of... Read more »
Kristoffer Welsien is a World Bank Economist based in Dar es Salaam. After obtaining two master’s degrees in Economics and Econometrics... Read more »

Kweku Opoku-Agyemang is a Development Impact Lab Postdoctoral Fellow at the Blum Center for Developing Economies, University of... Read more »

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Lars Christian Moller is a Lead Economist at the Macro-Fiscal Global Practice (GP) of the World Bank. For the past three years... Read more »

Leonard Wantchekon is a professor of politics and an associated member of the economics faculty at Princeton University. Prior to working... Read more »
Luc Christiaensen is a lead agriculture economist in the World Bank’s Jobs Group and an honorary research fellow at the Maastricht... Read more »
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Madiha Waris Qureshi is a communications consultant for the Education, Eastern and Southern Africa team for the World Bank. She... Read more »
Mahjabeen Haji is an Economist with the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management (PREM) team in Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania). Prior to... Read more »

Makhtar Diop, a former Senegalese Economy and Finance Minister, is the World Bank’s Vice President for its Africa region. From 2009-... Read more »

Malcolm Ehrenpreis works to turn the evidence from the World Bank's Africa Region Gender Innovation Lab into policy . He joined the lab... Read more »
Originally from Zambia, Maleele Choongo is a passionate member of the African Diaspora. She is interested in gender, youth, and... Read more »

Manka Angwafo is a Research Analyst in the Office of the World Bank Chief Economist for the Africa Region. In that capacity, she... Read more »

Marcela Valdivia is Fulbright scholar and Graduate Student at Georgetown University. She is currently a short term consultant at the... Read more »
Marcus Holmlund is an Economist with Development Impact Evaluation (DIME) in the World Bank’s Research Group. He specializes in... Read more »
Marek Hanusch is a Senior Economist in the World Bank’s Global Practice for Macroeconomics and Fiscal Management,... Read more »

Ms. Marilou Uy is the Sector Director for the Africa Financial and Private Sector Development Department at the World Bank. Previously... Read more »

Mark Thomas is Sector Manager for Poverty Reduction and Economic Management in the Africa Region of the World Bank.
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Markus Goldstein is a development economist with experience working in Sub-Saharan Africa, East Asia, and South Asia. He is currentl... Read more »

Martha Nasipwondi Wakoli most recently served as an intern for the Kenya Youth Empowerment Project in Nairobi. Her blog... Read more »
Matthias Cinyabuguma is a Senior Economist at the World Bank working on Senegal. Prior to that he worked as professor of Economics at the... Read more »
Maureen Agena is an ICT for Agriculture technical consultant in the Agriculture Global Practice based in Uganda where she is working on... Read more »
Maÿlis Durand-Lasserve’s background is in Economics (University of Paris I). Until her recent retirement, she was Professor at the... Read more »

Meritxell Martinez is an International Finance Corporation (IFC) operations officer in charge of coordinating a country program gear... Read more »

Mike is a Business Incubation Specialist with infoDev and joined the team after working with infoDev's Climate Technology Program,... Read more »
Michael O’Sullivan is an Economist and the land thematic leader for the World Bank's Gender Innovation Lab. He analyzes the impact of... Read more »
Michele Zini is a Research Analyst at the World Bank’s Office in South Africa, with the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management (PREM)... Read more »
Michelle Poulin is a sociologist working in the Africa Region Gender Innovation Lab within the World Bank's Africa Region's Chief... Read more »
Moctar NDiaye is a PhD candidate in agricultural economics at the University of Montpellier. His research interests include commodity... Read more »
Mohammed Dalil Essakali, a Senior Infrastructure Economist, is the World Bank team leader for the Goma Airport Safety Improvement Project... Read more »
Mombert Hoppe is an Economist in the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Department of the World Bank, focusing on collaborative... Read more »
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Natacha Lemasle is a Senior Social Development Specialist at the Work Bank, working primarily in fragile and post-conflict countries in... Read more »
Nga Thi Viet Nguyen is an economist in the World Bank’s Poverty and Equity Global Practice, where her work involves poverty analysis,... Read more »
Norbert Schady is the Principal Economic Advisor for the Social Sector at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). He holds a bachelor... Read more »
Noro Aina Andriamihaja, a Malagasy national, assumed her current position as Economist of the World Bank’s Madagascar Country Office from... Read more »
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Obiageli "Oby" Ezekwesili, a Nigerian national, was appointed Vice President for the World Bank's Africa Region in 2007. She oversees... Read more »
Olivier Puech is the French Web & Social Networks Editor at the World Bank. He previously worked in Paris at the OECD Development... Read more »
Owen Ozier is an economist in the Human Development unit of the Development Research Group. He received his M.Eng. and B.S. degrees in... Read more »
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Parfait Eloundou-Enyegue is Professor of Development Sociology, Cornell University. His current work focuses on the demography and... Read more »

Patricia Palale is a public sector management specialist in the World Bank Office in Zambia. She is the Task Team Leader&... Read more »

Prior to his appointment as Sector Manager Mr. Materu was Program Leader for higher education in the Africa Region, Cluster Leader for 16... Read more »

Philip Keefer is a Principal Economic Advisor at the Inter-American Development Bank. Prior to this he served as ... Read more »

Philip Verwimp is Associate Professor of Development Economics at the Université libre de Bruxelles where he is affiliated wit... Read more »

Pierre Laporte is the Country Director for Côte d'Ivoire, Benin, Burkina Faso, Guinea, and Togo based in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire.  A... Read more »

Praveen Kumar is the World Bank's Lead Economist for Zimbabwe. Before taking this position, he worked as Lead Economist for Kenya. ... Read more »

Preeti Arora is a Senior Country Economist in the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Unit of the World Bank’s Southern Africa... Read more »
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Quy-Toan Do is a Senior Economist in the Poverty Team of the Development Research Group. Since joining the Bank as a Young Economist in... Read more »
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Rachel K. Sebudde is a Senior Economist in the World Bank's Africa, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Unit. She has over 15 years... Read more »
Rafael Saute is a Senior Communications Specialist at the World Bank, based in Mozambique.  His experience in communications spans... Read more »
Ravi Kanbur is T. H. Lee Professor of World Affairs at Cornell University. He holds a bachelor's degree from Cambridge and a doctorate... Read more »
Ricardo Gazel, a citizen of Brazil, received his B.A. degree in Economics from University of Minas Gerais, Brazil in 1981. He worked in... Read more »

Richard Record is a Senior Economist in the World Bank Group Macroeconomics and Fiscal Management Global Practice. Current... Read more »

Rita Oulai is an International Finance Corporation (IFC) consultant working in microfinance and digital finance in Abidjan, Cote d’I... Read more »

Ruth Kennedy-Walker is an Environmental Engineer (YP) working in the Environment and Natural Resources Management Global Practice at the... Read more »
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Salim Rouhana is an Urban Development and Resilience Specialist and Task Team Leader at the World Bank, where he has worked on the Middle... Read more »
Sandeep Mahajan is the World Bank's Lead Economist for South Africa. Read more »

Sara Johansson de Silva is a consultant whose research interests center on the role of jobs, skills, and social prote... Read more »

Sara Troiano is a Consultant in the World Bank’s Human Development Network. Her areas of expertise include social protection,... Read more »
A social media intern for the Africa region of the World Bank, Sarah Clavel, who was raised in Côte d'Ivoire, graduated from the... Read more »
Sarah Haddock is an Operations Officer in the Gender Group of the World Bank. Her work focuses on designing, implementing, and evaluating... Read more »
Saweda Liverpool-Tasie is an assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics at Michigan State... Read more »
Sheriff Mahmud Ismail, a Sierra Leonean national, joined the World Bank Group (WBG) in 2011. Mr. Ismail has more than nine years of... Read more »
Shirin Fatemeh Wertime is a consultant with the West Africa Coastal Areas Management Program (WACA) of the World Bank’s Environment and... Read more »

Shiva Makki joined the World Bank research department in 2004 as a senior economist.  He is part of a unit involved in financin... Read more »

Shohei Nakamura is an economist in the Poverty and Equity Global Practice of the World Bank, specializing in urban... Read more »
Stephan Klasen is a professor of development economics at the University of Göttingen in Germany.  He holds a Ph.D.... Read more »
Stevan Lee is a Senior Economist at the World Bank. Prior to that, he was an economist at the British Department for International... Read more »
Steven Kapoloma is a Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow. He is a corporate communication expert with over 12 years of professional experience in... Read more »

Susie Lonie is a Digital Finance Specialist working with IFC. Susie is one of the creators of the M-PESA money transfer service. In ... Read more »

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Teodoro DE Jesus Xavier Poulson is an economist and board member of the Investment Committee of the Fundo Activo de Capital de Risco... Read more »
Thierry Paulais is an Urban Planner and Economist. He started his career in consulting firms and then worked with companies providing... Read more »
Thomas Danielewitz is a statistician in the World Bank’s Development Data Group. In August 2011 he relocated to World Bank headquarters... Read more »
Tom Dickinson, a social protection specialist at the World Bank, is implementing cash transfer programs in low-income countries, with a... Read more »
Tijan M. Sallah is an economist and currently manager, Capacity Development and Partnerships Unit of the Africa Region, the World Bank.... Read more »
Tom Bundervoet joined the World Bank in 2012 as Poverty Economist in Rwanda. Tom is an applied economist whose research mainly focuses on... Read more »
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Vijay Pillai is currently World Bank's Country Manager in Sierra Leone. He has over 20 years of development experience with bilateral and... Read more »
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Wale Ogunleye is a  PhD student at the Department Agricultural Economics, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He... Read more »

WALY WANE is an Economist in the Development Research Group (Public Services Team). He joined the bank in August 1999 after complet... Read more »

Will Wiseman is the Sector Leader for Human Development in Turkey, based in the World Bank Ankara Office. Prior to this Will worked in... Read more »
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Yutaka Yoshino is Economist with a joint appointment in the Office of the Chief Economist and the Office of the Sector... Read more »
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Zeina Partow is a Senior Country Economist in the Africa Division of the World Bank.

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