Country teams

Bangladesh

Zeeshan Abedin

Country Economist

Bangladesh Team, Country Staff

Fahad Khalil

Lead Academic

Bangladesh Team, Researcher

Wahiduddin Mahmud

Country Advisor

Bangladesh Team, Researcher

Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak

Lead Academic

Bangladesh Team, Research Affiliate, Researcher

Farria Naeem

Country Economist

Bangladesh Team, Country Staff, Researcher

Sultan Hafeez Rahman

Country Director

Bangladesh Team, Researcher

Ethiopia

Douglas Gollin

Lead Academic

Ethiopia Team, Research Affiliate, Researcher

Pramila Krishnan

Lead Academic

Ethiopia Team, Research Affiliate, Researcher

Tewodros Makonnen Gebrewolde

Country Economist

Country Staff, Ethiopia Team, Researcher

Yared Seid

Country Economist

Ethiopia Team, Researcher

Alemayehu Seyoum Taffesse

Country Director

Ethiopia Team, Researcher

Hilina Yoseph

Office Manager

Country Staff, Ethiopia Team

Ghana

Kodwo Akyea

Office Manager

Ghana Team

James Dzansi

Country Economist

Country Staff, Ghana Team, Researcher

David Lagakos

Lead Academic

Country Staff, Ghana Team, Researcher

Sam Mensah

Resident Country Director

Ghana Team, Researcher

Nii Sowa

Country Director

Ghana Team, Researcher

Henry Telli

Country Economist

Ghana Team, Researcher

Chris Udry

Research Programme Director

Firms, Ghana Team, Research Affiliate, Researcher

India (Bihar)

Amit Bakshi

Data Officer

India - Bihar Team

Maitreesh Ghatak

Lead Academic

Country Staff, India - Bihar Team, Researcher

Shaibal Gupta

Country Co-Director

India - Bihar Team, Researcher

Abhinav Khemka

Country Economist

Country Staff, India - Bihar Team

Ashok Kotwal

Lead Academic

Country Staff, India - Bihar Team, Researcher

Suryakant Kumar

Finance Officer

India - Bihar Team

Sunita Lall

Office Manager

India - Bihar Team

Anjan Mukherji

Country Director

India - Bihar Team, Researcher

India (Central)

Freeda D'Souza

Office Manager

India - Central Team

Vikas Dimble

Country Economist

India - Central Team, Researcher

Nalini Gulati

Country Economist

India - Central Team, Researcher

Dilip Mookherjee

Lead Academic

India - Central Team, Research Affiliate, Researcher

Eswar Prasad

Lead Academic

India - Central Team, Researcher

Pronab Sen

Country Director

India - Central Team, Researcher

Kenya

Kamal Bhattacharya

Country Director

Country Staff, Kenya Team, Researcher

Nidhi Parekh

Country Economist

Country Staff, Kenya Team, Researcher

Tavneet Suri

Research Programme Director

Country Staff, Firms, Kenya Team, Researcher

Liberia

Jonas Hjort

Lead Academic

Liberia Team, Research Affiliate, Researcher

Herbert M'cleod

Country Director

Liberia Team, Researcher, Sierra Leone Team

Eric Werker

Senior Advisor

Country Staff, Liberia Team, Research Affiliate, Researcher

Mozambique

Alberto Da Cruz

Country Program Officer

Mozambique Team, Researcher

Claudio Frischtak

Country Director

Mozambique Team, Researcher

Novella Maugeri

Country Economist

Mozambique Team, Researcher

Jorrit Oppewal

Country Economist

Country Staff, Mozambique Team, Researcher

Sandra Maria Pires

Office Manager

Mozambique Team, Researcher

Sandra Sequeira

Lead Academic

Mozambique Team, Researcher

Pedro Vicente

Lead Academic

Country Staff, Mozambique Team, Research Affiliate, Researcher

Myanmar

Rocco Macchiavello

Lead Academic

Myanmar Team, Research Affiliate, Researcher

Cormac Mangan

Country Economist

Country Staff, Myanmar Team

Ian Porter

Country Director

Myanmar Team, Researcher

Sudhanshu Sharma

Country Economist

Country Staff, Myanmar Team

Pakistan

Alishbah Ali Khwaja

Office Manager

Pakistan Team

Ali Cheema

Lead Academic

Pakistan Team, Researcher

Naved Hamid

Resident Director

Pakistan Team, Researcher

Ghazan Jamal

Country Economist

Country Staff, Pakistan Team, Researcher

Asim Khwaja

Lead Academic

Pakistan Team, Researcher

Ijaz Nabi

Country Director

Pakistan Team, Researcher

Usman Naeem

Country Economist

Country Staff, Pakistan Team, Researcher

Hina Shaikh

Country Economist

Pakistan Team, Researcher

Rwanda

Eva Ghirmai

Researcher

Rwanda Team

Priscille Mikebanyi

Junior Programme Officer

Country Staff, Rwanda Team

Sally Murray

Senior Country Economist

Researcher, Rwanda Team

Richard Newfarmer

Country Director

Researcher, Rwanda Team, South Sudan Team, Uganda Team

Victor Steenbergen

Country Economist

Country Staff, Rwanda Team

Andrew Zeitlin

Lead Academic

Researcher, Rwanda Team

Sierra Leone

Abou Bakarr Kamara

Country Economist

Country Staff, Researcher, Sierra Leone Team

Rachel Glennerster

Lead Academic

Researcher, Sierra Leone Team

Herbert M'cleod

Country Director

Liberia Team, Researcher, Sierra Leone Team

Niccol├│ Meriggi

Country Economist

Country Staff, Sierra Leone Team

South Sudan

Peter Biar Ajak

Country Co-Director

Researcher, South Sudan Team

Nada Eissa

Lead Academic

Researcher, South Sudan Team, Uganda Team

Richard Newfarmer

Country Director

Researcher, Rwanda Team, South Sudan Team, Uganda Team

Tanzania

Christopher Adam

Lead Academic

Researcher, Tanzania Team

Joshua Chipman

Country Economist

Country Staff, Researcher, Tanzania Team

Pantaleo Kessy

Senior Country Research and Policy Fellow

Researcher, Tanzania Team

Claire Lwehabura

Office Manager

Tanzania Team

John Page

Country Director

Researcher, Tanzania Team

Uganda

Tessa Bold

Lead Academic

Researcher, Uganda Team

Nada Eissa

Lead Academic

Researcher, South Sudan Team, Uganda Team

Astrid Haas

Senior Country Economist (Cities)

Country Staff, Researcher, Uganda Team

Richard Newfarmer

Country Director

Researcher, Rwanda Team, South Sudan Team, Uganda Team

Nicole Ntungire

Country Economist

Country Staff, Uganda Team

Ritwika Sen

Country Economist

Country Staff, Uganda Team

Jakob Svensson

Lead Academic

Researcher, Uganda Team

Zambia

Nava Ashraf

Lead Academic

Country Staff, Researcher, Zambia Team

Dennis Chiwele

Country Manager

Zambia Team

Kelsey Jack

Lead Academic

Country Staff, Researcher, Zambia Team

Anand Rajaram

Country Director

Country Staff, Researcher, Zambia Team

Miljan Sladoje

Country Economist

Country Staff, Zambia Team