M. Willem van Eeghen
Lead Economist, Office of the Chief Economist for the Europe and Central Asia Region
MA in Economics, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. Former Economist, Netherlands Central Bank. 1986, joined The World Bank as a Young Professional; has held several positions in the Africa, Middle East and North Africa regions, including Country Program Coordinator for Madagascar, Comoros, Mauritius and Seychelles, Regional Poverty Coordinator and Senior Economist in MENA, and Country Economist for Niger; currently, Lead Economist, Office of the Chief Economist, Europe and Central Asia Region (ECA). Author.