Devarajan, Shantayanan

Development Economics

Biography

Shanta Devarajan is the Senior Director for Development Economics (DEC) at the World Bank.  Previously, he was the Chief Economist of the World Bank’s Middle East and North Africa Region. Since joining the World Bank in 1991, he has been a Principal Economist and Research Manager for Public Economics in the Development Research Group, and the Chief Economist of the Human Development Network, the South Asia Region and Africa Region. He was a director of the World Development Report 2004, Making Services Work for Poor People. ...