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Dieter Wang

Sustainable Finance Specialist Consultant

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Dieter Wang is a sustainable finance specialist at the World Bank's Finance, Competitiveness & Innovation Global Practice (GP). He first joined the Bank in 2018 and has since worked with different units, such as Environment & Natural Resources; Fragility, Conflict & Violence; Macroeconomics, Trade & Investment, and Development Economics. During his time, he has led and contributed to modelling efforts on sustainable finance, sovereign ESG, credit ratings, natural capital, and other financial/stochastic modeling tasks. He applies econometrics and machine learning to various datasets, ranging from financial Bloomberg data to geospatial satellite data, and likes to tell their stories with compelling visualizations. Dieter has a PhD in financial econometrics from the Tinbergen Institute/VU Amsterdam with an MPhil in economics from the Tinbergen Institute and a B.Sc. from the University of Tübingen. Previously, he held visiting positions at Columbia Business School and the research department of the Dutch Central Bank.