Kaufmann, Daniel

Daniel Kaufmann is Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. Previously, he was the Director at the World Bank Institute, leading the work on Governance and Anti-Corruption. His expertise is in public sector reform, governance and anti-corruption. He has also focused much work over the years and written extensively on investment climate, corporate ethics and business development. Regarded as a leading expert, researcher, and adviser to countries on governance and development, Mr. Kaufmann has pioneered new approaches to analyze country governance as well as survey methodologies and indicators for good governance and anti-corruption programs around the world. His previously held positions at the World Bank included managing a team on Finance, Regulation and Governance, heading capacity building for Latin America; he also served as Lead Economist both in economies in transition as well as in the Bank's research department. He is also a member of the World Economic Forum (Davos) faculty. A Chilean national, Daniel Kaufmann received his M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics at Harvard, and a B.A. in Economics and Statistics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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