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Mark Dutz

Lead Economist, Latin America and the Caribbean, World Bank Group

Mark Dutz is Lead Economist in the Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice and Sector Leader for Brazil in the Latin America and Caribbean Region. As part of recent work on government-business relations, he has authored policy papers on enterprise innovation, productivity, knowledge capital, risk management, biotechnology, climate change, information communication technologies (ICT), competition, investment and trade policies, and their linkages with growth and shared prosperity; and was co-editor of Promoting Inclusive Growth: Challenges and Policies (2012) and lead author of Unleashing India’s Innovation: Toward Sustainable and Inclusive Growth (2007). Dr. Dutz has worked in all geographic regions of the Bank Group, in the Bank’s Economic Policy anchor (PRMED), and in the Office of the Chief Economist (DECVP). His other experiences include: Senior Consultant with Compass-Lexecon; Senior Advisor to the State Minister of Economic Affairs and Treasury, Turkey; Principal Economist in the Office of the Chief Economist, EBRD; and consultant to OECD, WTO, WIPO, and Canada’s Networks of Centers of Excellence. Dr. Dutz has taught at Princeton University and has published articles in journals and monographs in applied microeconomics, including industrial organization, international trade, competition and innovation issues, and public policy toward network industries. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from Princeton University and a Masters’ in Public Affairs from Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School.