Indermit Gill is Professor at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University. He was formerly the Director for Development Policy at the Development Economics and Chief Economist (DEC) unit of the World Bank. Prior to taking this position, Mr. Gill was the Chief Economist of the Europe and Central Asia Region of the World Bank, and before that he was the Director of the World Development Report 2009: Reshaping Economic Geography. Mr. Gill joined the World Bank in 1993 and has held various positions since then, including Sector Manager in the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Unit of the East Asia and Pacific Regional Office, where he was also Economic Advisor to the Chief Economist. Prior to this, he was the Economic Advisor to the Vice President of the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Unit.