The Growth Lab's "Development Talks" is a series of conversations with policymakers and academics working in economic development. The seminar provides a platform for practitioners and researchers to discuss both the practice of development and analytical work centered on policy.Speaker: Indermit Gill, Chief Economist of the World Bank Group and Senior Vice President for Development Economics.Moderator: Dany Bahar, Senior Research FellowLocation: Malkin Penthouse, 4th floor, Littauer BuildingWhether attending in-person or virtually, please register in advance. Room attendance is limited to the Harvard community. Lunch will be provided. Seating availability is based on a first-come, first-served basis. The Zoom webinar is open to the public.In this talk, we will hear from Indermit Gill, Chief Economist of the World Bank Group and Senior Vice President for Development Economics. He brings to the role a broad combination of leadership, expertise, and practical experience working with governments on macroeconomic imbalances, growth, poverty, institutions, conflict, and climate change.Before starting this position on September 1, 2022, Gill served as the World Bank’s Vice President for Equitable Growth, Finance, and Institutions, where he played a key role in shaping the Bank’s response to the extraordinary series of shocks that have hit developing economies since 2020. Between 2016 and 2021, he was a professor of public policy at Duke University and non-resident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution’s Global Economy and Development program.
Speakers and Presenters
Indermit Gill, Chief Economist of the World Bank