DPRU Research Fellows
DPRU Research Fellow
Following a PhD in economics from UC Berkeley, Ms. Benjamin worked as an Assistant Professor at Syracuse University, in the Asia Department of the IMF, the Research Department of the US International Trade Commission, and published on resource-rich countries, the impact of trade policy on productivity and growth, nontariff barriers, and on trade in services.
At the World Bank, she has worked on West African and Middle Eastern countries, focusing on public expenditures, growth, governance and informality, as well as the regulation of multi-country infrastructure. She enjoys working closely with the World Bank's client countries; her work on the informal sector is the product of extensive collaboration with local research teams.