He has had more than thirty two years of analytic and management experience in the World Bank across a diverse range of countries and sectors. Among countries, he has worked on Korea, Philippines, Indonesia, China, Iran, Egypt, and the GCC. Among sectors and issues, Farrukh Iqbal has worked and published on various aspects of economic development including fiscal and monetary management, trade and competitiveness, poverty, small and medium enterprises and local government development. His most recent analytic work concerns human development issues in the Middle East and North Africa region.
Dr. Iqbal holds a Bachelor’s degree from Harvard University and a PhD in Economics from Yale University.