Democracy That Delivers

The Shared Societies Project

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Steen L. Jorgensen

Director, Human Development Middle East and North Africa Region, The World Bank

Steen L. Jorgensen

Steen Lau Jorgensen is Sector Director, Human Development Middle East and North Africa Region. Previously at the World Bank he has worked: in the labor markets division of the development research department; urban development group; was appointed country economist and country officer for Bolivia; Southern Africa human development group; as acting chief administrative officer and change management advisor in the office of the vice president for the Africa region; was appointed assistant to the managing directors for operations; for the social protection team in the human development network, and served as sector manager and alternate sector board chair. Mr. Jorgensen holds the equivalent of a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Aarhus, Denmark. Prior to working at the World Bank, he taught Microeconomics at the University of Aarhus and consulted inter alia in Czechoslovakia for the Ministry of Agriculture.

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