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In 2003, the Center formed a research advisory committee (now called the advisory group). This prestigious group includes top-flight development economists, political scientists, sociologists, as well as policy advocates and makers. Their purpose is two fold: to serve as a sounding board on the quality and logic of our research program; and to catalyze a discussion on the next big issues that our research should address. Committee members are listed below.
Chair of the Advisory Group; Professor of International Economics, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies; Senior Fellow, Center for International Development
Professor, Graduate School at the Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley.
William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Economics and Research Associate at the Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania
Clarence James Gamble Professor of Economics and Demography, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health
Vice President and Director, Global Economy and Development, Brookings Institution
Chief Economist, Africa Region, the World Bank Group
Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics, MIT; Director, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (MIT)
Professor of Economics and Co-Director of Development Research Institute, New York University
Professor of Public Policy, University of Maryland; Leo Pasvolsky Senior Fellow, Economic Studies Program, Brookings Institution
Ronald A. Kurtz Professor of Entrepreneurship, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics
Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, The Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University
General Manager, Multilateral Investment Fund at Inter-American Development Bank
Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA), University of California, Berkeley
Professor of Public Policy and Economics, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University; Managing Director of the Financial Access Initiative
Senior Adviser, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network, The World Bank
Senior Fellow and Director of Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; nonresident senior fellow, Brookings Institution
Associate Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Brown University
Professor of Economics and Director of the Latin American Studies Program, Macalester College
Rafiq Hariri Professor of International Political Economy, The Kennedy School of Government
Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Economics, Harvard University
President and CEO of World Resource Institute
Associate Professor of Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Nicolas van de Walle
John S. Knight Professor of International Studies and Director of the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Cornell University.
Associate Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School, Harvard University
Director of the Global Economic Governance Programme, Professor of International Political Economy, Oxford University
Director, Center for the Study of Globalization, Yale University