Nora Dihel is a Senior Economist in the Macroeconomics and Fiscal Management Global Practice of the World Bank. She has previously worked in the Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice focusing on trade issues in Eastern and Southern Africa. Prior to joining the World Bank in 2008, Nora worked in the Chief Economist Unit of the Directorate General for Trade of the European Commission and the OECD Trade Directorate. She has published on the economic impact of services reforms, regional integration and South-South linkages. Her most recent trade publication, the Unexplored Potential of Trade in Services in Africa, was launched in June 2016 in Addis Ababa. Nora has a Doctorate Degree in Economics from the Helmut Schmidt University, Germany.