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Young Eun Kim

Young Eun Kim

Economist, Development Economics and Chief Economist

Young Eun Kim is an Economist in the Development Research Group based in the Malaysia office. Her research interests are in the drivers of total factor productivity, challenges in achieving universal health coverage, and community-driven health interventions. She holds a PhD in public health (with specialization in health economics) from the University of Basel (2015) and an M.S. in statistics from the University of Chicago (2007).


  • Growth
  • Health
  • Inequality and Shared Prosperity