Ian Goldin

Ian GoldinSpotlight

  • Professor of Globalization and Development and the Director of the Oxford Martin School at the University of Oxford
  • Vice President of the World Bank from 2003-2006, and the Bank’s Director of Development Policy from 2001-2003
  • Served as an economic advisor to President Nelson Mandela
  • Holds a B.A. (Hons) and a B.Sc. from the University of Cape Town, an M.Sc. from the London School of Economics, and an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Oxford
  • Author of The Butterfly Defect: How Globalization Creates Systemic Risks, and What To Do About It , as well as Exceptional People: How Migration Shaped Our World and Will Define Our Future (Princeton, 2011),



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