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Norman Loayza

Lead Economist, Development Research Group

Norman Loayza is a Lead Economist in the Development Economics Research Group at the World Bank. Recently, he was director of the World Development Report 2014, Risk and Opportunity: Managing Risk for Development.  His research has dealt with various... See More +
  • World Development Report 2014: Risk and Opportunity

    October 2013

    In the face of social unrest, economic crises, and more frequent natural disasters, preparation and recovery efforts by governments, communities, and individuals have become increasingly essential. Effective risk management can provide both resilience to withstand adverse events and the ability to take advantage of development opportunities. It is, therefore, a critical ingredient in the fight to end poverty, says a new report from the World Bank Group.  Read More »

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