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Anjali Kumar

Advisor, Financial Sector

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Financial systems, financial access

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Anjali Kumar,
since May 2005, is an Adviser, in the Financial Sector Operations and Policy department, on issues pertaining to financial access.  Her recent work includes particularly the analysis and measurement of financial services for the poor. Her previous responsibilities in the World Bank have included positions as: Lead Financial Economist, Latin America and the Caribbean, Principal Economist and cluster leader, capital markets, East Asia, and Senior Country Economist, China. Anjali Kumar has prior Bank experience in Europe, the Middle East, South Asia and Africa, where she has worked on issues relevant to finance and industry, in lending and operations as well as in policy. Her publications are largely on themes related to financial access, capital markets, non-bank finance, infrastructure finance, industrial organization and trade. 

Prior to joining the Bank, Anjali served as a Consultant to the Ministry of Industry, Government of India, and held a Fellowship at the Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi. She holds a Ph. D and M.Phil. in Economics from the University of Cambridge (U.K.); and an M.A. in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics (India).

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