Dorothe Singer is a Senior Economist in the Office of the Chief Economist, Europe and Central Asia Region at the World Bank. Her research interests include access to finance and the role of institutions in international finance. She is part of the team producing the Global Findex database, which measures how adults around the world save, borrow, make payments, and manage risk, and a lead author of The Global Findex Database 2021 report. Previously, she was an Economist in the Finance and Private Sector Research Team of the Development Research Group at the World Bank. She joined the World Bank in 2009 and holds a Ph.D. in economics from Tilburg University, The Netherlands.