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Knack, Stephen

Stephen Knack is a Lead Economist in the World Bank's  Research Department and Public Sector Governance Department. His recent research addresses the impact of aid on policy reform and on public sector capacity and accountability.  He is a specialist on actionable governance indicators for monitoring progress of public sector reforms.  Prior to joining the Bank in 1999, Knack was a Research Associate at the University of Maryland's IRIS Center, and Assistant Professor in the School of Public Affairs at American University.  He received a PhD in Economics from the University of Maryland in 1991.  He has published numerous articles on governance, aid effectiveness and political participation in leading economics and political science journals.

Affiliation

World Bank, Development Research Group

Co-authors

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