Daniel Lederman

Senior Economist, Development Economics Research Group at The World Bank

Daniel Lederman is Lead Economist and Deputy Chief Economist for the Middle East and North Africa Region, The World Bank Group. An economist and political scientist by training, Mr. Lederman has written extensively on a broad set of issues related to economic development, including financial crises in emerging markets, crime, political economy of policy reforms, economic growth, innovation and international trade. His writings have been published in the American Economic Review, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Law and Economics, Journal of Development Economics, Economics and Politics, Journal of International Business Studies, among other peer-reviewed journals. He holds a B.A. in Political Science from Yale University and M.A. and PhD degrees in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). He was born in Santiago, Chile, on February 17, 1968.