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Shahid Javed Burki

Senior Scholar
Asia Program

Expertise:
Economics and Globalization
;
Asia
;
Pakistan
Affiliation:
Chairman, Advisory Council, Institute of Public Policy, Lahore, Pakistan
Wilson Center Project(s):
Stepping Back from the Abyss: Pakistan Under Pervez Musharraf" .

Since 1999, Mr. Burki has been CEO of EMP-Financial Advisors, LLC. From 1994-1999, he was Vice President of the Latin America and Caribbean Region of The World Bank. Prior to that time, he held other senior positions at The World Bank and, from 1996-1997, was Finance Minister of Pakistan. Mr. Burki holds degrees in physics and economics, as well as the M.P.A. from the Kennedy School of Harvard University. He was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University.

Previous Terms at the Wilson Center:
May 01, 2008- Apr 01, 2010.

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