Mansoor Dailami is Manager of the Emerging Global Trends Team of the Development Prospects Group at the World Bank. He is responsible for the monitoring and analysis of emerging global economic and financial trends that affect the prospects for developing countries’ growth, investment, and finance. He also manages the Bank’s flagship publication, Global Prospects Report (GPR). Mansoor is a well known expert on international monetary issues, infrastructure development and finance, emerging market corporate finance, and design of foreign economic policy for emerging market economies on which he has advised governments and published extensively. Since joining the Bank in 1986, Mansoor has been a team leader in major lending operations, advisory services, and policy dialogue with the Bank’s client countries in a number of regions. Prior to joining the Bank, Mansoor worked at the United Nations Secretariat in New York, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and New York University. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard, as well as B.Sc. (First Class Honor), and M.Sc. from the London School of Economics. Mansoor has been quoted in and interviewed by major international press and media, including Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, Economist, the Observer, Globe and Mail, Economic Times of India, China Finance, Bloomberg, BBC, CNBC, NPR, CBC, and Xinhua.