World Development Report 2009
Indermit Gill is the Chief Economist of the Europe and Central Asia Region of the World Bank and the Director of the World Development Report 2009: Reshaping Economic Geography. He joined the World Bank in 1993 and has held various positions; his most recent being the sector manager in the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Unit in the East Asia and Pacific Regional Office, where he was also economic adviser to the chief economist. Previously, he had been the economic adviser to the vice president of the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Unit, as well as head of the network. During 1997-99, he worked as a senior country economist in the Brazil Country Management Unit. Upon his return to Washington and between 2000 and 2002, he served as lead economist of human development in the Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Office. His research has been published in several books and academic journals. Indermit Gill has an M.A. in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics, and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago.