A Cutting Edge of Economic Development is specifically designed for senior-level leaders working in development organizations, but is open to professionals in related fields. It is recommended that participants have a background in economics and eight or more years of experience in development. Recommended applicants include: 

  • Senior officials at international institutions, including country directors, chief economists, team leaders, and lead economists
  • Corporate executives, including consultants and senior investment analysts interested in new strategy tools for market analysis and investment
  • Senior government officials leading economic strategy thinking, investment agencies, and regional/city development institutions, including ministers and vice ministers