Jishnu Das

JISHNU DAS, is a Lead Economist in the Development Research Group at The World Bank and a Senior Visiting Fellow at The Center for Policy Research, New Delhi. Jishnu’s work focuses on health and education in low and middle-income countries and he was member of the core team for the World Development Report on Gender and Development, 2011. He was the Flander’s Visiting Professor at McGill University in 2015, received the George Bereday Award from the Comparative and International Education Society, the Stockholm Challenge Award for the best ICT project in the public administration category in 2006, and the Research Academy award from the World Bank in 2017 and 2013. He has worked in India, Pakistan, Nepal, Paraguay, Kenya and Zambia.