Susanna Gable, Chief Economist, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)

Susanna Gable

Chief Economist, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)

Susanna Gable is the Chief Economist at the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) since 2017. Before joining Sida, she spent many years at the World Bank, working on cross-country as well as country-specific economic growth analysis with particular attention to inclusive growth, growth diagnostics, economic transition, trade, investment climate, public expenditures, poverty reduction, the Sustainable Development Goals and the Financing for Development agenda.

She is a co-founder of the global Chief Economist Network and the Country Diagnostic Platform, and member of the Global Council for SDG1. Susanna has a PhD in Economics from Gothenburg University, where her research focused on political freedom, economic reforms and economic growth.