World Bank Chief Economist
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.
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
- Hollis B. Chenery — 1972–82
- Anne Osborn Krueger — 1982–86
- Stanley Fischer — 1988–90
- Lawrence Summers — 1991–93
- Michael Bruno — 1993–96
- Joseph Stiglitz - 1997–2000
- Nicholas Stern - 2000–03
- François Bourguignon — 2003–07
- Justin Yifu Lin — June 2008– June 2012
- Martin Ravallion - June 2012- October 2012 (Acting Chief Economist )
- Kaushik Basu - October 2012 - October 2016
- Paul Romer - October 2016 -
- http://econ.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/EXTDEC/0,,contentMDK:20273940~menuPK:477175~pagePK:64165401~piPK:64165026~theSitePK:469372,00.html World Bank Chief Economist: Justin Yifu Lin
- http://go.worldbank.org/DW31NCS6S0 Martin Ravallion Acting Chief Economist
- "World Bank Appoints Kaushik Basu Chief Economist".