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Dorte Verner is Lead Agriculture Economist in Food and Agriculture Global Practice (GFADR). Dorte’s work has been focused in Caribbean and Latin America and The Middle East and North Africa where she has developed projects, led knowledge products, and published books and papers in the areas of agriculture and economic development, climate change adaptation, labor markets, youth at risk, and poverty reduction. Before she joined the Bank, she worked in the Development Center of the OECD and as a researcher at the European University Institute and Paris 1 and holds a Ph.D. in Macroeconomics and Econometrics from the European University Institute, Italy, and a postgraduate degree in Economics from the University of Aarhus, Denmark.