JEAN-JACQUES DETHIER is Research Manager in DEC, the Development Economics Vice-Presidency. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the Public Policy Institute at Georgetown University, Washington DC and a Senior Fellow at the Center for Development Research, at the University of Bonn, Germany. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley and a law degree from the University of Liege, Belgium, and completed the requirements for the Ph.D.(Dr.rer.pol) in Political Science at the Free University in Berlin, Germany. His recent published work includes Growth and Empowerment (2005) with N. Stern and H. Rogers; Governance, Decentralization and Reform in China, India and Russia (2000); and Public Finance Reform during the Transition (1998) with L. Bokros.
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