World Bank Chief Economist

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The World Bank Chief Economist (full title: Senior Vice President, Development Economics, and Chief Economist) provides intellectual leadership and direction to the Bank’s overall development strategy and economic research agenda, at global, regional and country levels.[1]

As a member of the Bank’s senior management team the person advises the President and Bank’s management on economic issues.

List of World Bank Chief Economists[edit]

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  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-10-12. Retrieved 2012-06-11.
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  4. ^ "Outspoken World Bank chief economist Paul Romer exits". Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  5. ^ "Shanta Devarajan". Retrieved 1 April 2018.
  6. ^ "Yale's Penny Goldberg appointed chief economist at the World Bank". 26 April 2018. Retrieved 27 April 2018.
  7. ^ "World Bank Group President Appoints Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg as Chief Economist". Retrieved 27 April 2018.