BA in Economics and Statistics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; MA and PhD in Economics, Harvard University. Former positions with World Bank include: Senior Manager, Finance and Regulation; Director, Capacity Building, Latin America; Lead Economist, Economies in Transition and Research Department; First Chief, Mission to Ukraine. Visiting Scholar, Harvard University. Conference speaker and featured media. Author. Expertise: economic development, governance, investment climate, competitiveness, regulatory reform, country performance indicators.