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Mr Shantayanan  Devarajan (Shanta Devarajan)
Sri Lanka

Mr Shantayanan Devarajan (Shanta Devarajan)

Chief Economist, Africa Region, World Bank

Place of Birth: Sri Lanka

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Good boom, bad timing

In Washington for the World Bank and International Monetary Fund annual meetings on 23-25 September, he had just heard the Bank’s Chief Economist for Africa, Shantayanan Devarajan, talk about the continent’s ‘robust growth’...

Out of the dip

The World Bank’s Africa economist Shantayanan Devarajan put it in still starker terms: ‘An estimated seven to ten million people were driven into poverty...

A softer landing in the East

Part of the difficulty in gauging how Asia will react, and how much Africa might benefit from another Asian diversfication, is that the effects of the crisis have not worked their way through the international banking and trading system yet, according to the World Bank's Chief Economist for Africa, Shantayanan Devarajan...

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