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Nicholas Stern

Nicholas Stern is Head of the Government Economic Service and Second Permanent Secretary to the Treasury of the United Kingdom. He served as Chief Economist and Senior Vice President at the World Bank from July 2000 to October 2003, and before that held academic positions at institutions including the London School of Economics, Oxford University, and MIT.

Titles by This Author

Making Development Happen

Despite significant gains in promoting economic growth and living conditions (or "human progress") globally over the last twenty-five years, much of the developing world remains plagued by poverty and its attendant problems, including high rates of child mortality, illiteracy, environmental degradation, and war. In Growth and Empowerment, Nicholas Stern, Jean-Jacques Dethier, and F. Halsey Rogers propose a new strategy for development.