Lucia Quaglietti is a Senior Economist in the Prospects Group of the World Bank. She is one of the authors of the flagship Global Economic Prospects report, which presents the institution’s view on the global economy and associated policy challenges for developing countries. She also coordinates the World Bank’s Global Monthly report, which monitors major macroeconomic, financial, and commodity market developments, and routinely prepares briefings on the global economy for senior management. Prior to joining the World Bank, Lucia was a senior economist at the European Central Bank and at the Bank of England where she was in charge of monitoring and forecasting the euro area and the global economy. Her main research interests are in the areas of international economics, spillovers and international trade. She obtained a PhD in development economics and institutions from the Catholic University of Milan and an MSc in Development Economics from SOAS University.