John Page

Brookings Institution

John Page is a Non-Resident Senior Research Fellow at UNU-WIDER and Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution.

He is the Country Director for Tanzania in the International Growth Centre, London, and adjunct professor at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Tokyo, Japan. He is also a research associate of the Center for the Study of African Economies at Oxford University and the Oxford Centre for the Study of Resource Rich Economies. He has previously served as a consultant to the African Development Bank, the Global Development Network, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), the United Nations Industrial Development Program (UNIDO), USAID and the World Bank.

Dr. Page worked at the World Bank from 1980-2008, where his senior positions included: Director, Poverty Reduction; Director, Economic Policy; Chief Economist and Director, Economic and Social Development, Middle East and North Africa and Chief Economist, Africa. Prior to his appointment at the World Bank, he was a member of the faculty at Princeton University. He has held visiting professorships at Princeton, the Paul Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University and at Georgetown University.