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Kaufmann photoDaniel Kaufmann, Daniel Kaufmann, Director en el Instituto del Banco Mundial (WBI), es considerado mundialmente como un experto, investigador y asesor líder en gobernabilidad y desarrollo. Con sus colegas ha sido pionero en desarrollar nuevas metodologías empíricas y programas de acción apoyando a países en sus programas de gobernabilidad y anticorrupción. Previamente se ha desempeñado en puestos en el Banco Mundial liderando los grupos de Gobernabilidad y Capacidad, tal como Finanzas, Regulación y Gobernabilidad, y fue un Economista Lider en economías en transición, y en el departamento de investigación. También fue uno de los autores del Reporte de Desarrollo Mundial sobre los Retos del Desarrollo.

A inicios de los noventas fue el primer Jefe de Misión del Banco Mundial en Ucrania, y subsecuentemente fue Académico Visitante en la Universidad de Harvard. Actualmente es también miembro de la Facultad del Foro Económico Mundial (Davos). Sus investigaciones en desarrollo económico, gobernabilidad, la economía informal, comercio internacional, tasa de cambio, inversión, corrupción, privatización, economía laboral y urbana han sido publicadas en las principales revistas académicas.

De nacionalidad chilena, Daniel Kaufmann recibió su Maestría y Doctorado en Economía en Harvard, y su Bachiller en Economía y Estadística de la Universidad Hebrea de Jerusalén.

Para detalles, visite:
https://www.worldbank.org/wbi/governance y
https://www.worldbank.org/wbi/governance/kaufmann.html

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Islam photoRoumeen Islam
Manager, WBI Poverty Reduction & Economic Management

Prior to joining WBI, Roumeen Islam was Director of the World Bank's World Development Report 2002: Building Institutions for Markets, leading a large multidisciplinary team of experts. The WDR is the Bank's annual flagship publication.

From 1998 to 2000 she was advisor to the Chief Economist and Senior Vice President in the Bank's Development Economics group where she conducted reviews of country strategies, lending operations, and economic policies and supported initiatives undertaken by the Chief Economist. Between 1996 and 198 Ms. Islam was senior economist and program team leader for Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. From 1993 to 1996 she served as a country economist for Morocco, and from 1991-1993 she served as a macroeconomist for Algeria and Morocco. Her work has covered a broad set of topics during this time ranging  on public expenditure rationalization, fiscal stability, growth strategies, trade and exchange rate issues, sovereign debt rationalization, financial sector reform and private sector development..

Roumeen Islam joined the World Bank in 1990 through the Young Professionals Program. She holds a B.A. in Economics from Harvard University, a Masters in Public Affairs (special field Economics and Public Policy) from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University, and a Ph.D. in Economics from Columbia University.

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Anwar M. Shah
Lead Public Sector Management Specialist and Program Leader for Public Sector Governance

Dr. Anwar Shah is a fellow of the Institute of Public Economics, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He has previously served the Ministry of Finance, Government of Canada and Government of Alberta, Canada and held responsibilities for tax policy, municipal and local finances, fiscal transfers, federal-provincial and provincial-local fiscal relations. He also served USAID as Population and Health Economist; Pakistan Institute of Delopment Economics as a macroeconomist; the UN. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change as a Lead author and the 1992 World Development Report on Environment as a contributing author on global environment. 

Anwar Shah has published several books and numerous articles in leading economic and policy journals on governance, fiscal reform, fiscal federalism, local government organization and finance and global environment. He serves as a referee and a member of the editorial advisory boards for leading economic journals.

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MacLean photoRonald MacLean–Abaroa became in 1985 the first democratically elected mayor of La Paz in forty years and was re-elected to serve for four terms. He has held five national cabinet positions in Bolivia, and in March 2002 won his party's first-ever primary election and the nominatation as the presidential candidate of A.D.N. The June 2002 elections maked his first, unsuccessful bid for the presidency of Bolivia.

Mr. MacLean-Abaroa received his B.Sc. in Development Economics (1971) from the University of Maryland and his MPA (1980) from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, where he was a Research Fellow. He recently served as the Senior Governance Researcher of the Central America Project with the Harvard Institute for International Development, leading research on institutional reform and governance and working on issues of decentralization, devolution of government powers to local citizens, and anti-corruption strategies.

Mr. MacLean has served as a consultant and advisor on governance and anti-corruption issues to numerous international organizations and governments. He chaired both the Economic and Social Council of the Andean Pact Countries (1977) and the Board of Directors of the Andean Development Corporation (2000), has held senior executive management positions in two of Bolivia's mining operations, and has sat on the boards of leading banks.

Mr. MacLean now leads MacLean-Abaroa Consultores Ltd., a consulting company in Bolivia, and Poder Vecinal, a non-profit think-tank that promotes citizen empowerment and participation. A founding member of Transparency International, he is on their Advisory Council and served as the first chairman of TI-Latin America. He also currently acts as a director on the board of the Swiss-controlled AFP Futuro, one of Bolivia's two pension funds.

MacLean-Abaroa has published academic papers, case studies, and three books. Recently he co-authored (with Robert Klitgaard and Lindsey Parris) a book on governance and corruption, Corrupt Cities: A Practical Guide to Cure and Prevention (ICS Press, California 2000). He has authored and led research on Central American municipalities with Mauricio Silva of Gobernabilidad y Transparencia (Sacdel, El Salvador 2000), and with Fernando Cajias he has published Cartas de Abaroa, a historical profile of his great-grandfather, a celebrated Bolivian hero.

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Ana Bellver Vazquez-Dodero
Young Professional

Ana Bellver joined the World Bank Institute in 2004 as Young Professional. Before coming to the World Bank, Ms. Bellver worked as economic advisor at the Department of Public Enterprises of South Africa providing assistance in the Restructuring program. She has also work experience in the Former Soviet Union, Costa Rica, Peru and Cuba in areas such as institutional reform, restructuring of state-owned enterprises, political economy of reform, micro enterprises and poverty reduction.

She received her Ph.D in Economics from the Pontificia de Comillas University (Madrid, Spain) where she was a lecturer for Business Studies. She gained a Masters degree in Development Economics from the School of Oriental and African Studies (University of London).

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Billups photoDiane Leslie Billups coordinates the preparation, organization and follow-up to the different activities of the team and oversees the maintanence of the governance and anti-corruption website. Ms. Billups joined the Bank in 1993. She is from Puerto Rico and holds a B.A. in Communications from the University of Puerto Rico.

 

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ecrespoElizabeth Crespo
Program Assistant

Elizabeth Crespo coordiates the prepation, organization follow-up to the different activities of the team and oversees the maintenance of the governance and anti-corruption web site. Elizabeth Crespo joined the Bank in 1993. She is from Venezuela.

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kdesilvaK. Migara O. De Silva
Economist

Migara De Silva joined the Bank in 1995 and has worked in DECVP and OED before joining WBI. He has worked in a number of WBI programs and has build a comprehensive training program on intergovernmental fiscal relations in Russia to train central and regional/local government officials in all of the 7 Regions (Okrugs) in Russia. He is also the task manager in the joint programs on Central Asia and the Caucuses which were launched under Fiscal Decentralization Initiative (FDI) by WBI, UNDP (Bratislava) and the Local Government Initiative (LGI) of the Soros Foundation in Budapest. Prior to becoming a member of the public sector governance team, Migara has worked extensively and later co-managed a work program (called "Brain Trust" Program) funded by the Government of Japan through WBI. In addition, he has worked on public sector reform and has published papers on the impact of resource booms on growth, institutions and economic growth

He has graduate degrees from the former Soviet Union and Masters and PhD from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Gonzalez de Asis photoMaria González de Asis has been at the World Bank since 1997, where she has concentrated on public sector reform. Most recently, she has been in the field, disseminating emerging best practice in governance and anti-corruption worldwide at the national and municipal levels. Her publications include: “International Corruption” (Claves 1996), “Judicial Reform and Corruption” (La Revista 1997) and “La Burocracia Española” (Revista de Derecho 1996). Ms. González de Asis has a Ph.D. in Law from the Universidad Autónoma of Madrid and a Master's degree in Public Policy from Georgetown University. Before joining the World Bank, Ms. González de Asis worked at Transparency International in Washington, Berlin and Peru.

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Ben Huffman is working as a consultant for the Governance and Anti-Corruption Program. He is responsible for managing the WBI Governance & Anti-Corruption website, newsletter and other ad hoc duties assigned by the Director. Prior to joining the World Bank in 2004, Mr. Huffman worked as an operations and research assistant for the United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD), Nagoya, Japan. He holds a BA in Business and Economics from Western Washington University and multiple certificates in Information Technology from Georgetown University.

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Kpundeh photoSahr John Kpundeh has been a consultant to the United States Agency for International Development, the United Nations Development Programme, and several other commercial firms. He is the author of Politics and Corruption in Africa: A Case Study of Sierra Leone (University Press of America 1995), co-author of the USAID Handbook for Fighting Corruption (USAID Technical Publications Series 1998), co-editor of Corruption and Integrity Improvement Initiatives in Developing Countries (UNDP/OECD 1998), co-editor of Curbing Corruption: Toward a Model for Building National Integrity (World Bank forthcoming 1999), editor of Democratization in Africa: African Views, African Voices (National Academy Press 1992), and has published several articles on issues in governance and anti-corruption. From 1991 to 1995, Mr. Kpundeh was Program Officer on the panel of Issues in Democracy and States in Transition at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C. Mr. Kpundeh received his Ph.D. from Howard University (Washington, D.C.) in 1993.

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Mastruzzi photoMassimo Mastruzzi is a member of the Global Governance team at the World Bank Institute. Mr. Mastruzzi joined the World Bank Institue in 2000 and worked in the Attacking Poverty Program before joining Global Governance in 2002. While at the World Bank, Mr. Mastruzzi's work has focused on statistical and econometric analysis, with particular interest on issues related to governance, economic development and international finance. Recent publications include "Sustained Macroeconomic Reforms, Tepid Growth: A Governance Puzzle in Bolivia?" with Dani Kaufmann and Diego Zavaleta (2002), and "Governance Matters III: Governance Indicators for 1996-2002" with Dani Kaufmann and Aart Kraay (2003). He received a Master in Economics and a Master in European Studies from Georgetown University.

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Nordin Van Gansberghe  photoCecilia Nordin Van Gansberghe is the co-task manager for the Sida-funded Public Expenditure and Fiscal Accountability Program, focusing on assisting countries in Africa to build transparent and efficient public expenditure systems while raising awareness of accountability in civil society. Ms Nordin Van Gansberghe has worked in banking and development her entire career. She started out working with the international expansion to the USA and Luxembourg of a major Swedish bank group, then joined UNDP in Laos and Sierra Leone. Most recently, she was responsible for the Government of Sweden's relations with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Ms. Nordin Van Gansberghe gained an MA at the University of Stockholm and an MBA from the Stockholm School of Economics.

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Dan Pincock, Program Assistant, WBI Global Programs (WBIGP)

Dan is the Program Assistant who works with the Global Programs team. He has worked at the World Bank since 1992, starting as the departmental word processor for the Asia Technical Department, and moving on to positions in the Africa Region and the East Asia Region of the Bank before joining the World Bank Institute (WBI) in 1999. A member of WBI's Executive Administrative Management Team (EAMT), Dan oversees the administrative activities of WBIGP and provides direct support to the Global Programs Director.

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Petkoski photoDjordjija Petkoski is Lead Specialist at the World Bank Institute and the head of the Private Sector team. Since joining the World Bank in 1992, Mr. Petkoski has focused on privatization and restructuring, corporate governance, corporate responsibility, and leadership and values, with work experience in the Former Soviet Union, Eastern Europe, Asia and Africa. He was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at Harvard University in the early nineties and a Visiting Scholar at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1979-80. He has published extensively on issues of strategic management of complex technical, economic and social systems. Some of his publications include "Stability Analysis of Large-scale Economic Systems Which Have a Multi-time Scale," in Applied Decision Analysis and Economic Behavior (Boston and the Gange 1984); "Knowledge-based Systems for Robustness Analysis of Large-Scale Economic Systems," in Systems Theoretical Methods in Economic Modelling (Pergamon Press 1991); and "Emilija: Harvard Business School Case Study No. 9597-053" (1997). Before coming to the World Bank, Mr. Petkoski was the Director of the International Post-Graduate School in Large Scale Systems and professor at the University of Novi Sad. A Macedonian national, Mr. Petkoski is married with two children and received his Master’s degree in Public Administration at Harvard University, Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Zagreb, and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering at the University of Belgrade.

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Recanatini photoFrancesca Recanatini is a member of the Global Governance team at the World Bank Institute. Ms. Recanatini joined the World Bank in 1998 and worked in the Bank’s Research Department and Eastern European region before joining WBI in 2001. While at the World Bank, Ms. Recanatini’s work has focused on institutional development and growth in Transition Economies. In particular, she has worked on issues relating to market structure, enterprise restructuring and behavior in response to institutional changes. In addition, she has analyzed the state of the business environment and labor market in Russia, designing in-depth survey instruments and case studies. She has contributed to the World Development Report 2001 (Institutions for Markets) and 2003 (Making Services work for Poor People). Currently, Ms. Recanatini coordinates the Governance and Anti-Corruption Diagnostic work in several countries and serves as a technical advisor in selected governance and public sector operational projects. She received her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Maryland at College Park. Before joining the World Bank, Ms. Recanatini worked at the Center of Institutional Reforms and Informal Sector (IRIS), focusing on issues of economic restructuring and legal reforms in Central Asia.

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Riano photoJuanita Riano
Junior Professional Associate

Juanita Riano joined the World Bank Institute in September 2003 as a consultant and became a Junior Profession Associate in April 2004. She is involved in the Anti-Corruption and Governance Diagnostics in countries from Latin-America and Africa. She has also been involved in the organization of a training course on tools for analyzing governance and corruption. Before joining the Institute she was a consultant at the World Bank in the Latin America Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Sector and at the Research Department where she worked on projects related to poverty, inequality and local development. She has also work experience in the areas of public finance and educational policy analysis.    

Juanita Riano received a Master in Economics (2003) and a Master in Public Policy (2002) from Georgetown University. She also has a Master in Economics from Universidad de Los Andes (Bogota, Colombia).

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Stapenhurst photoRick Stapenhurst is a member of the Governance team at the World Bank Institute. Mr. Stapenhurst joined the World Bank in 1996, and has concentrated on issues in accountability and integrity, political risk analysis, investment decision making, government policy development and implementation, and institutional analysis and assessment. He has worked throughout Sub-Saharan Africa, as well as having spent time in the Asia Pacific and Eastern Europe. His publications include Political Risk Around the North Atlantic (Macmillan Press/St. Martin's 1993), Industrial Democracy Today (McGraw Hill-Ryerson 1979), and numerous articles in the business and academic press. A Canadian citizen, Mr. Stapenhurst completed his doctorate of business administration in 1989 at the International Graduate School, and has Masters degrees in Business Administration and Development Studies. Before coming to the World Bank, Mr. Stapenhurst was the Director of Multilateral Development Banks at the Canadian International Development Agency and an Adjunct Professor for International Marketing at the University of Ottawa and at McGill University.

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Turkewitz photoJoel Turkewitz has worked extensively on issues relating to legal reform and governance in the transition countries. As a consultant to the World Bank and a variety of USAID projects, Mr. Turkewitz has helped to design and implement strategies to improve the regulatory environment and enhance the rule of law in Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and the Caucasus. He has also taught courses in the dynamics of legal development and economic restructuring at the University of Texas School of Law and Central European University in Prague in Budapest. Mr. Turkewitz received his B.A. from Wesleyan University and his J.D. from Columbia University.

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Serdar Yilmaz
Public Sector Specialist 

Serdar Yilmaz is a Public Sector Specialist at the World Bank Institute (WBI). Serdar coordinates curriculum development activities of the WBI's Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations and Local Financial Management Program. In addition to his managerial assignments, he conducts research and produces scholarly work on the areas of public finance, regional development and intergovernmental fiscal design.

His research interest include the analysis of the decision making process in the public sector, intergovernmental policies in developing countries, and the role infrastructure service provision in regional development patterns. He has participated in many learning activities of the WBI and his research has appeared in leading academic journals and edited volumes in the field.

He has a graduate and a masters degree from the Istanbul University and a Masters and Ph.D degree from George Mason University.

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