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LUNCH TIMER - Wednesday April 22 - Tales from the Development Frontier: How China and Other Countries Harness Light Manufacturing to Create Jobs and Prosperity - Ali Zafar ’88, Senior Economist, West Africa Macroeconomics, The World Bank

Apr 22, 2015 12:15PM to 01:15PM
CLASSROOM 015, ROBERTSON
Audience: 
Restricted to WWS students, faculty, and fellows
Speaker(s): 
Ali Zafar ’88, Senior Economist, West Africa Macroeconomics, The World Bank; co-author, “Tales from the Development Frontier”
Ali Zafar is Senior Economist in the Africa Region at the World Bank. Previously, he served as a consultant with the Middle East Region, the South Asia Region, the East Asia Region, and Development Economics at the World Bank (2005-11), in the Africa Region at the Bank (1999 -2006), and as Adviser at the United Nations Development Program (2007, 2009). He has advisory and operational experience in more than 20 countries. His research focuses on macroeconomic policy in low-income countries, the rise of the BRICs, public finance, and international trade.