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Yevgeny Kuznetsov

Senior Economist, Economic Policy and Debt Department, World Bank

Yevgeny Kuznetsov is Senior Economist at Economic Policy and Debt Department. He has joined World Bank in 1995 from Brookings Institution. A specialist in technological innovation and international migration of highly skilled, he focuses on political economy of reforms of innovation and higher education systems. He has acquired a unique perspective on reforms which blends insights of a practitioner (through cross-support to lending operations in Argentina, Chile, India, Mexico, Russia, Iran, Armenia, Tanzania  and other economies) and a scholar (more than 25 articles and books on innovation and knowledge-based growth).   In recent years, he also focuses on diasporas of highly skilled as change agents to promote institutional development in home countries and has published a book and articles on that issue.

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