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Luis Benveniste
Dr. Luis Benveniste is the Global Director for Education at the World Bank. Previously, he was the Human Development Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean at the World Bank. He was a co-author of the World Development Report 2012: Ge... Read more


Owen Ozier
Owen Ozier is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at Williams College. He was previously a Senior Economist in the World Bank’s Development Research Group, Human Development Team. He received his MEng and BS degrees in Electri... Read more


Halsey Rogers
Halsey Rogers is Lead Economist with the World Bank’s Education Global Practice and served as Co-Director of the World Development Report 2018: Learning to Realize Education’s Promise. He now helps lead initiatives that advance the WDR vision, ... Read more


Tahir Andrabi
Tahir Andrabi is Professor of Economics at Pomona College. Professor Andrabi is a graduate of Swarthmore College and holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He teaches classes in principles, economic developme... Read more


Shwetlena Sabarwal
Shwetlena Sabarwal is a Lead Economist in World Bank’s Education Global Practice. She was a co-author of the World Development Report 2018: Learning to Realize Education’s Promise and several other World Bank flagship reports. Her research, which... Read more


Ruth Kagia
Ruth Kagia is currently working as an international development consultant/advisor with several agencies including the World Bank. Between 2014-2022, Ruth Kagia served as the Senior Advisor/Deputy Chief of Staff in the Executive Office of the Presi... Read more

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