Halsey Rogers

Lead Economist, Education Global Practice

Halsey Rogers is Lead Economist with the Education Global Practice of the World Bank Group.  He leads the World Bank’s global work on teacher policy and co-authored the new Latin America regional report Out of School and Out of Work:  Risks and Opportunities for Latin America’s Ninis (2016).  His other recent focus areas have included representing the World Bank in UN-hosted negotiations on the SDGs and Education 2030 agenda, researching education innovation for a creative economy with the Korean government, leading the Systems Approach for Better Education Results (SABER) program, and co-authoring the World Bank’s Education Strategy 2020:  Learning for All.  

He has published in numerous peer-reviewed journals and advised governments on teacher effectiveness, service delivery in education, aid effectiveness, development strategy, and other education topics such as private tutoring and out-of-school youth.  He also co-authored Growth and Empowerment:  Making Development Happen (Oxford University Press, 2006).  Rogers previously served as a Senior Economist in the World Bank’s Research department and as an advisor to former World Bank chief economists Joseph Stiglitz and Nicholas Stern.  He has also served with the US Council of Economic Advisors at the White House in Washington, the Indonesian Ministry of Finance in Jakarta, UC Berkeley, and the Korea Development Institute in Seoul.  

He holds an AB from Princeton University, an MPP from the Harvard Kennedy School, and a PhD in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.

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  • Education
  • Governance in Public Sector
  • Public Sector Management
  • Macroeconomic and Structural Policies