Senior Economist, Development Prospects Group, World Bank
Christian Eigen-Zucchi is a Senior Economist in the Global Indicators Group, where his responsibilities include monitoring remittance and migration flows, conducting research, supporting country programs on this growing agenda, and contributing to the implementation of the Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development (KNOMAD). He holds a PhD in Economics from George Mason University (2001), where he focused on public choice, institutional economics, growth, international finance and monetary economics. Prior to joining the World Bank, he worked at the Institute of International Finance. He joined the World Bank in 2001 as a core team member on the 2003 World Development Report, and subsequently worked in the South Asia Economic Policy Department on Bhutan, the Maldives, Pakistan and India, as well as serving in Managing Director Mahmoud Mohieldin's office.