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Kerina Wang

Kerina Wang is the Program Manager for the Knowledge for Change Program, a flagship research and data initiative housed in the Office of the Chief Economist, Development Economics Vice Presidency (DEC) of the World Bank. She also leads the team that coordinates DEC’s trust funds and partnerships function. Kerina returned to the World Bank after a four-year assignment at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), where she oversaw capacity development partnership portfolios related to public financial management, tax administration and policy reforms, statistics, and gender equality. Previously, she designed and implemented projects to improve public sector governance in the Governance Global Practice of the World Bank. Kerina’s research interest lies in the intersection of regulations, businesses and global governance, and is now completing a causal process tracing study on transnational private regulations. Kerina holds MA and MS degrees from the Maxwell School of Public Affairs and Citizenship and the Newhouse School of Public Communications of Syracuse University, New York.