Dr Halsey Rogers
Lead Economist and Co-director of the World Development Report 2018, The World Bank
Dr Halsey Rogers is Co-Director of the World Development Report 2018: Learning to Realize Education’s Promise, and is Lead Economist with the World Bank. He has represented the Bank in SDG negotiations on education, led global research on teacher policies, and co-authored the Education Strategy 2020: Learning for All. Dr Rogers has published widely in peer-reviewed journals and advised many governments on teacher effectiveness, service delivery, and aid effectiveness. He has also co-authored Growth and Empowerment: Making Development Happen (Oxford). Previously, Dr Rogers served as advisor to former chief economists Joseph Stiglitz and Nicholas Stern and as senior economist in the research department. Prior to joining the Bank, he served with the Council of Economic Advisors at the White House, UC Berkeley, the Indonesian Ministry of Finance (Jakarta), and the Korea Development Institute (Seoul). He holds an AB from Princeton University, a Master in Public Policy (MPP) from the Harvard Kennedy School, and a PhD in Economics from UC Berkeley.