Doerte Doemeland is the Practice Manager for Macroeconomics, Trade and Investment (MTI) covering Latin America and the Caribbean. Prior to this appointment, she was the Practice Manager for Global Macro and Debt Analytics in the MTI Global Practice. Since joining the World Bank as a Junior Professional Officer, she has worked on technical, analytical and operational tasks in low and middle-income countries in ECA, LAC and Sub-Saharan Africa. She also spent two years in the World Bank’s Research Department to work with the Sr. Vice President and Chief Economist. She was the first Program Manager of the World Bank’s Debt Management Facility (DMF), responsible for establishing and implementing debt management tools and a work program of over 40 missions per year. Doerte has published several books, book chapters and articles in peer reviewed journals on issues related to fiscal policy, debt and growth. She holds a PhD in economics from University Pompeu Fabra (Spain).