Raj Nallari is a Lead Economist with the World Bank's Macroeconomics & Fiscal Management Global Practice. During these 15 years of service in the international financial institutions, he has worked in country operations (in Africa, Caribbean and South Asia regions) of the World Bank and the Policy Development and Review of the IMF. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Texas at Austin and has co-authored a book published by Oxford University Press, several monographs and articles on development policy issues.
Shahid Yusuf is chief economist at the Growth Dialogue in George Washington University's School of Business. He holds degrees from Cambridge and Harvard universities and has published extensively on development issues with a focus on East Asia.
Célestin Monga is Managing Director at the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in Vienna, Austria. He previously served as Senior Advisor in the World Bank Research Department and Director of the Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics. He holds graduate degrees from MIT, Harvard, and the Universities of Paris-Sorbonne and Pau.