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Sharmila Devadas

Research Fellow, Development Research Group

Sharmila Devadas is a research fellow in the Macroeconomics and Growth team of the World Bank’s Development Research Group hub in Kuala Lumpur. She has been seconded from Bank Negara Malaysia (the Central Bank of Malaysia) where she worked as a senior economist in the Monetary Policy Department. Her current research interests include macro-financial linkages, public capital and growth, and the relationship between migration and productivity. She holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom, and an MSc in Economics from the University of Warwick, United Kingdom.

  • Economic Growth
  • Financial Sector Development
  • Monetary Policy