Deputy director for the Global Economy and Development programme at the Brookings Institution
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Homi Kharas is a Senior Fellow and Deputy Director in the Global Economy and Development program at the Brookings Institution. In that capacity, he studies policies and trends influencing developing countries, including aid to poor countries, the emergence of the middle class, global governance and the G-20.
Prior to joining Brookings, Dr. Kharas spent twenty-six years at the World Bank, serving for seven years as Chief Economist for the World Bank’s East Asia and Pacific region and Director for Poverty Reduction and Economic Management, Finance and Private Sector Development, responsible for the Bank’s advice on structural and economic policies, fiscal issues, debt, trade, governance and financial markets. His most recent co-authored/edited books are The Last Mile in Ending Extreme Poverty (Brookings Press, 2015), Getting to Scale: How to Bring Development Solutions to Millions of Poor People (Brookings Press, 2013), After the Spring: Economic Transitions in the Arab World (Oxford University Press, 2012).