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:
How to avoid middle-income traps? Evidence from Malaysia
22 July 2013, 17797 reads
What explains gender differences in India? What can be done to promote shared prosperity?
22 February 2013, 12413 reads
Highway to success in India
5 February 2013, 10796 reads
Is India’s manufacturing sector moving out of the cities?
27 July 2012, 9538 reads
Spatial disparities in India: Have Mumbai and Chennai become too congested?
13 June 2012, 11067 reads
Is decentralisation helping the poorest regions? Evidence from India
10 April 2012, 14330 reads
The poor half billion in South Asia: Is there hope for change?
9 March 2012, 10189 reads
Why entrepreneurs go where they go: Evidence from India
26 February 2012, 12676 reads
Are China and India converging?
23 January 2012, 12155 reads
What will India look like in 2025?
13 January 2012, 24018 reads
Can services be the next growth escalator?
12 December 2011, 16760 reads
Who creates jobs? New evidence from India
4 December 2011, 11685 reads
Service with a smile: A new growth engine for poor countries
4 May 2011, 17146 reads
Is growth incomplete without social progress? India’s development paradox
13 March 2011, 20290 reads
The poor half billion: Pockets of poverty in South Asia
28 October 2010, 16519 reads
Conflict and development: Lessons from South Asia
23 March 2010, 19857 reads
Services-led growth in India: A new hope for development late-comers?
25 February 2010, 17119 reads
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Ostry, Berg, Tsangarides
Allen, Eichengreen, Evans
Greenwood, Guner, Kocharakov, Santos
- A tale of two depressions: What do the new data tell us? February 2010 updateEichengreen, O’Rourke
- The ECB’s stealth bailoutSinn
- 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