Title: Lead Economist
Bio: Elena Ianchovichina is Lead Economist in the Chief Economist Office of the World Bank’s Middle East and North Africa region. Prior to this Ms. Ianchovichina managed the program on inclusive growth in the Economic Policy and Debt Department of the World Bank. She also served in the World Bank's Research Department and East Asia and Pacific region. Her work covers economic growth, international trade and policy reform issues in developing and transition economies. Ms. Ianchovichina has authored numerous papers and published more than 20 articles in a variety of journals including Canadian Journal of Economics, Contemporary Economic Policy, Review of International Economics, World Bank Economic Review, Ecological Economics to name a few. She is also an editor of a Cambridge University Press book on dynamic global economic analysis. Ms. Ianchovichina has a Ph.D. degree from Purdue University.
- Will a return to political stability solve the economic problems in the Middle East and North Africa?
- Why hasn’t economic growth been more inclusive in MENA?
- Keep all eyes on the macro
- Growth strengthens in MENA, but vulnerabilities persist
- What does inclusive growth mean for the people of the Middle East and North Africa?
- Is MENA’s job problem about economic growth or employment creation?
- How exposed are MENA households to global food price increases?