Carlos Primo Braga, a Brazilian national, is Professor, International Political Economy, IMD, Lausanne and Director of the Evian Group@IMD, an international coalition of corporate, government and opinion leaders, united by a common vision of enhancing global prosperity under a rules-based multilateral system.
Before joining IMD, he was Special Representative and Director, Europe, The World Bank (2011-12). He was also Director, Economic Policy and Debt (2008-10) and, in 2010, he was the Acting Vice President and Corporate Secretary of the World Bank Group and Acting Executive Secretary, Development Committee.
He holds degree s in Mechanical Engineering (1976), ITA (Brazil), an MSc (1980) in Economics, USP, and a PhD (1984) in Economics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA.
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