Dilip Ratha

Lead Economist and the Manager, Migration and Remittances Unit, World Bank

Dilip Ratha is a Lead Economist and the Manager of the Migration and Remittances Unit at the World Bank in Washington, DC. He is also the CEO of the Migrating out of Poverty research consortium, and Vice-Chair of the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on migration. Besides migration and development, Ratha is keenly interested in innovative financing for development.

Prior to joining the World Bank, he was a Regional Economist for Asia at Credit Agricole Indosuez, Singapore; an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad; and an Economist at the Policy Group, New Delhi. He has a PhD in economics from the Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi.

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03 September 2011

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  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey