Gemma Corrigan

Lead, Sustainable Markets, World Economic Forum

Gemma Corrigan is an Economist on the Economic Growth and Social Inclusion Team at the World Economic Forum. She is responsible for the development of a new benchmarking tool, which measures how well countries deliver inclusive outcomes from growth, and is a lead author of the Inclusive Growth Report 2015, the Forum’s first publication in this area. She has also co-authored the Global Competitiveness Report 2014-15 and the Global Risk Report 2014.

Prior to joining the World Economic Forum, she worked in the Division of Country Programmes at the International Trade Centre and in the Economic Section of the US Embassy in Argentina, where she focused on export strategies and issues related to trade competitiveness. Her research interests include new institutional economics and development policy aimed at tackling poverty and inequality. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and History from Barnard College, Columbia University, and a Master’s in Political Economy from the London School of Economics.

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