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Homi Kharas


Homi Kharas is a senior fellow and Deputy Director for the Global Economy and Development Program. Formerly a Chief Economist in the East Asia and Pacific Region of the World Bank, Homi Kharas currently studies policies and trends influencing developing countries, including aid to poor countries, the emergence of a middle class, the food crisis and global governance and the G20. His most recent co-authored books are Getting to Scale (Brookings Press, 2013), After the Spring: Economic Transitions in the Arab World (Oxford University Press, 2012) and Catalyzing Development: A New Vision for Aid (Brookings Press, 2011).

Dr. Kharas has a PhD in Economics from Harvard University.