Harry Patrinos

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Harry Anthony Patrinos is the Practice Manager for the Europe and Central Asia region of the World Bank's education global practice. He specializes in the economics of education, including labor market outcomes, school-based management, demand-side financing and public-private partnerships. He managed education lending operations and analytical work programs in Argentina, Colombia and Mexico, as well as a regional research project on the socioeconomic status of Indigenous Peoples worldwide, published as Indigenous Peoples, Poverty and Development (Cambridge). He is one of the main authors of the report, Lifelong Learning in the Global Knowledge Economy (World Bank). He has many publications in the academic and policy literature, with more than 50 journal articles. He is co-author of the books: Making Schools Work; Policy Analysis of Child Labor, Decentralization of Education: Demand-Side Financing, and Indigenous People and Poverty in Latin America. He has also worked in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North America. He previously worked as an economist at the Economic Council of Canada. He received a doctorate from the University of Sussex.

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