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Category: General News, University News

Title: President Biden nominates McCourt Professor Adriana Kugler for US Executive Director of the World Bank

Date Published: August 31, 2021
Dr. Adriana Kugler

About Dr. Adriana Kugler

Dr. Kugler, who served as Vice Provost for Faculty at Georgetown from 2013-2016, is a Professor of Public Policy and Economics in the McCourt School. Her research on the role of public policies, unemployment and immigration has been published in the top general interest and specialized journals in economics and public policy. Her work has also been covered in multiple reports, including the World Development Report published by the World Bank. Professor Kugler was an elected member of the Executive Committee of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association, a member of the National Academies’ Board of Science, Technology and Economic Policy and a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress.

Dr. Kugler earned her Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley and her joint B.A. in Economics and Political Science with First Class Honors from McGill University in Canada.