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Competitiveness, Jobs and private sector development, Competition policy, Economic growth
Global Practice on Macro & Fiscal Management
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Last updated January 31, 2023
Sahar Hussain joined the World Bank as an Economist in February 2013 in MENA’s Poverty Reduction and Economic Management unit. Prior to that, she worked for the Egyptian Centre for Economic Studies (ECES) in Cairo as an economist on issues related to the economics of transitions, competition policy, and energy subsidies. She was also an economic consultant for the Planning Commission of Pakistan. Sahar has a master’s degree in development economics and policy analysis from the University of Nottingham and a Bachelor’s degree from London School of Economics.