Victoria Kwakwa

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Victoria Kwakwa is currently the Country Director for Vietnam at the World Bank. She has held this post since 2009, and joined the World Bank as a young professional in 1989. Her work at the World Bank has been mainly on economic policy issues across a range of countries in Africa and East Asia. Key areas of her work include competitiveness and growth issues, public expenditure management, fiscal decentralization and economic governance. Ms Kwakwa was a member of the core team for the 2000/2001 World Development Report on Poverty. She has worked in Washington as well as in field assignments in Nigeria, Rwanda and now in Vietnam. Ms Kwakwa holds a PhD in economics from Queens University in Canada.

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