Prennushi Giovanna

Giovanna Prennushi has more than twenty years of experience as a development economist and practitioner.

She worked at the World Bank from 1993 to 2015 on poverty monitoring, analysis, and evaluation, poverty reduction strategies, and country programs, primarily in South Asia and Africa, including a five-year assignment in India. She is now an independent consultant and university lecturer.

She holds a Laurea in Discipline Economiche e Sociali from Università Bocconi in Milano (Italy) and a Ph.D. in Political Economy from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. She is also a professional hiking guide.


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