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Jos Verbeek

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Adviser, Office of the World Bank Group President’s Special Envoy on Post 2015 Development Issues
Jos Verbeek is adviser in the office of the World Bank Group President’s Special Envoy on Post 2015 development issues. Prior to this assignment he was acting manager and lead economist in the prospects group of the development economics vice presidency also at the World Bank.  In that capacity he managed the Global Monitoring Report, a joint WBG and IMF flagship publication that monitored and reported on policies and institutions that could facilitate attainment of the Millennium Development Goals.  Preceding to this assignment, he was a lead economist in the Africa region working primarily on Uganda, Zambia and Malawi.  Earlier country assignments include Poland and the Baltic countries.  Leading up to his country economics work, Jos was an economist in the development economics vice presidency working on macroeconomic modeling.  Jos holds a PhD in economics from the Tinbergen Institute of the Erasmus University of Rotterdam, the Netherlands.