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Aneesh Mannava


Aneesh Mannava is a Research Analyst at the East Asia and Pacific Gender Innovation Lab (EAPGIL) where he researches gender gaps in economic opportunities in South East Asia to better understand where gaps exist and how they can be closed. In the past he has also worked on the topics of competitiveness, firm growth and financial inclusion. Before the East Asia and Pacific Chief Economist Office, he worked at the World Bank’s Competitiveness Policy Evaluation Lab, and at the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy and Small Enterprise Finance Center at IFMR, both in India.

He has undergraduate and master’s degrees in economics from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and the London School of Economics.