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Martin Heger

Senior Environmental Economist

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Martin Heger is a Senior Environmental Economist in the Environment, Natural Resources and Blue Economy Global Practice, working in the Middle East and North Africa region of the World Bank. He currently focusses on air pollution & greenhouse gas management as well as marine and coastal ecosystem management in Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Iran, and Saudi Arabia. He holds a PhD in Environmental Economics from the London School of Economics, as well as Masters degrees in Economics and Natural Resource Management and undergraduate degrees in Economics and Psychology. He’s been with the World Bank for about seven years. Prior to that he’s worked on human development and environmental issues for UNDP, the European Commission, and an NGO in Panama. He has published in academic journals such as the Journal of Development Economics, and co-authored global flagship reports such as the Human Development Reports (UNDP) of 2010 and 2011 on the topics of sustainability, equity, and human development, and has produced many applied policy papers.