Deborah Winkler

Senior Consultant

Deborah Winkler is a Senior Consultant to international organizations and research institutes and the Principal of Global Economic Policy LLC. Deborah has worked on issues of global value chains, export competitiveness, foreign direct investment, trade in services, offshoring, and their determinants, welfare and distributional effects. She is the author of Making Global Value Chains Work for Development (with Daria Taglioni, World Bank, 2016), Outsourcing Economics (with William Milberg, Cambridge University Press, 2013) and Services Offshoring and Its Impact on the Labor Market (Springer, 2009). Deborah is the editor of Making Foreign Direct Investment Work for Sub-Saharan Africa (with Thomas Farole, World Bank, 2014). She has published over 30 articles in peer-reviewed journals and edited volumes. Deborah was a core team member of the World Development Report 2020. She is a former Research Associate of the New School for Social Research and received her PhD in economics from the University of Hohenheim in Germany.

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