Shwetlena Sabarwal

Lead Economist, Education Global Practice at The World Bank

Shwetlena Sabarwal is a Lead Economist in World Bank’s Education Global Practice. She was a co-author of the World Development Report 2018: Learning to Realize Education’s Promise; World Development Report 2019: The Changing Nature of Work, and other World Bank flagship reports. She was a core team member in development of Learning Adjusted Years of Schooling and World Bank’s Human Capital Index. Her research, which focuses on education service delivery, has been published in prominent journals like the Journal of Human Resources, World Bank Research Observer, Economics of Education Review etc. She leads the World Bank’s global solution group on Education and Climate Change and has led the World Bank’s education engagement in Bangladesh, Nepal, Saudi Arabia, Tanzania, and Uganda.