Michael Geiger is a Senior Economist at the World Bank’s Global Practice for Macroeconomics & Fiscal Management. He was the acting Program Leader in the Country Management Unit for Ethiopia, Sudan, and South Sudan between 2015 and 2017, overseeing the World Bank activities in the cluster of Global Practices for Equitable Growth, Finance, and Institutions (EFI). He is now the Senior Country Economist for Ghana. Previous to the World Bank, he held various positions with the United Nations in Geneva. In 2004 and 2005 he was a part-time guest lecturer at the University of Wuerzburg (Germany). In 2003, he was a research fellow at the Graduate School of the People’s Bank in China in Beijing (China) to gain first-hand insights for his doctorate research on Chinese Monetary Policy.