Sahar S. Hussain is an economist in the Macroeconomics and Fiscal Management Global Practice at the World Bank. She works on issues related to job creation and labor markets, as well as macroeconomic monitoring for countries in the Middle East and North Africa region. Prior to that, she worked for the Egyptian Centre for Economic Studies in Cairo as an economist on issues related to the economics of transitions, competition policy, and energy subsidies. She was also an economic consultant for the Planning Commission of Pakistan. Sahar has a master’s degree in development economics and policy analysis from the University of Nottingham and a bachelor’s degree from the London School of Economics.