Ejaz Ghani, an Indian national, is Lead Economist in Economic Policy and Debt, PREM Network, at The World Bank. He has worked on Africa, East Asia, South Asia, Corporate Strategy, and Independent Evaluation Unit. He has written on economic growth, macro policies, poverty, employment, entrepreneurship, urbanization, gender, trade, decentralization, and agriculture. He has been a consultant at ILO, UNCTAD, and UNICEF.
He has edited several books including Reshaping Tomorrow--Is South Asia Ready for the Big Leap? Oxford University Press 2011; The Poor Half Billion in South Asia, Oxford University Press 2010; The Service Revolution in South Asia, Oxford University Press 2010; Accelerating Growth and Job Creation in South Asia (with S. Ahmed) 2009, Promoting Economic Cooperation in South Asia (with S. Ahmed and S. Kelegama), 2009; and Growth and Regional Integration (with S. Ahmed) Macmillan 2007.
Prior to joining The World Bank, he taught economics at St. Anne's College (Oxford University) and Shri Ram College of Commerce (Delhi University). He obtained an M. Phil. & D. Phil in Economics from Oxford University. He did his schooling in Bihar; Bachelors at St. Stephen's College; and Masters at Jawaharlal Nehru University, India. He is an Inlaks scholar.
Articles by Ejaz Ghani:
Growing through cities in India
11 July 2014, 4197 reads
How to avoid middle-income traps? Evidence from Malaysia
22 July 2013, 20200 reads
What explains gender differences in India? What can be done to promote shared prosperity?
22 February 2013, 13833 reads
Highway to success in India
5 February 2013, 12098 reads
Is India’s manufacturing sector moving out of the cities?
27 July 2012, 10333 reads
Spatial disparities in India: Have Mumbai and Chennai become too congested?
13 June 2012, 12020 reads
Is decentralisation helping the poorest regions? Evidence from India
10 April 2012, 15658 reads
The poor half billion in South Asia: Is there hope for change?
9 March 2012, 10831 reads
Why entrepreneurs go where they go: Evidence from India
26 February 2012, 13792 reads
Are China and India converging?
23 January 2012, 12860 reads
What will India look like in 2025?
13 January 2012, 26995 reads
Can services be the next growth escalator?
12 December 2011, 17618 reads
Who creates jobs? New evidence from India
4 December 2011, 12545 reads
Service with a smile: A new growth engine for poor countries
4 May 2011, 18041 reads
Is growth incomplete without social progress? India’s development paradox
13 March 2011, 21196 reads
The poor half billion: Pockets of poverty in South Asia
28 October 2010, 18131 reads
Conflict and development: Lessons from South Asia
23 March 2010, 21786 reads
Services-led growth in India: A new hope for development late-comers?
25 February 2010, 18190 reads
- A tale of two depressions: What do the new data tell us? February 2010 updateEichengreen, O’Rourke
- Educated in America: College graduates and high school dropoutsHeckman, LaFontaine
- Eurozone breakup would trigger the mother of all financial crisesEichengreen
- Panic-driven austerity in the Eurozone and its implicationsDe Grauwe, Ji
- Debt, deleveraging, and the liquidity trap: A new modelKrugman