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Claudia Berg

Consultant, Development Research Group, World Bank

Claudia Berg has been working at the World Bank since 2013, currently within the Development Research Group.  Previously, she was a researcher in the Sustainable Development Front Office of the Africa region.  Her research interests have been on transport policies, with a special focus on rural poverty and the geographic aspects of transport infrastructure.  Prior to joining the World Bank, she worked at George Washington University where she taught microeconomics and earned a PhD in Economics.  Her dissertation focused on microfinance and its impact on the ultrapoor in Bangladesh.  She also holds a M.Sc. in Economics from the University of Essex in the United Kingdom and a B.A. in International Economics from Franklin College Switzerland.