Xubei Luo is a Senior Economist at the World Bank. She is currently with the Independent Evaluation Group. She was a core team member of the World Development Report 2014 Risk and Opportunity, and led the work on the enterprise aspect. She has also worked in East Asia region, Europe and Central Asia region, Development Economic network, and Poverty Reduction and Economic Management network at the World Bank. She has coauthored a book of Multilateral Banks and the Development Process (Transaction Publishers, 2012) and published over 30 articles on growth, poverty and inequality, labor market, and trade facilitation issues. She holds a Ph. D. in Economics from International Development Research Center (CERDI), University of Auvergne, France, and three MAs in Project Analysis, Development Economics, and Economic Policy from CERDI, an MA in Finance and a BA in International Finance from Sun Yat-Sen University, China.