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Shijie YANG
Consultant (Economist) , Lazio
Rome, Italy
Trilingual development economist, with seven years of experience in economic research, impact evaluation in agriculture, rural and human development sectors in international financial institutes in both U.S and Europe. Strong technical and analytical skills in building econometric models and statistical tools for analysis. Extensive field work experience in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Agriculture, Livelihoods, Microfinance, Rural
  • Infrastructure, Technology, Engineering, Science
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research, Analysis
  • Private Sector, Social Enterprise, Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Social, Education, Gender, Youth, Child
Professional Experience:
Extensive economic and financial analysis experience in World Bank and United Nations with various fieldwork experiences. Over the past seven years, I have undertaken applied economics research, financial analysis and technical assistant projects for various sectors in the World Bank related to education, health, social protection, and water & sanction. For example, I have worked in the East Asia and Pacific’s Education unit, South Asia’s Social Protection unit and the Human Development Chief Economist’s Office, as well as Water & Sanitation in South Asia region. Thus, I had the privilege of working in various countries on projects management, with intensive missions and fieldwork in Timor-Leste, Pakistan, Brazil, and Indonesia. Capitalizing on my strength in program evaluation and survey design, I assisted in designing the Education Impact Evaluation in Timor-Leste, Philippines, and Tanzania. To support Pakistan’s decentralization project, I conducted the Education and Health Public Expenditure Review. To enhance Zanzibar student’s performance, I have worked on developing project financing packages in total of $50 million with the Government of Zanzibar and the World Bank teams by leading the economic and financial analysis work, including cost-effectiveness, cost-benefit and Net Present Value analysis using macroeconomic data. I have also lead economic and financial analysis for various projects
Currently a PhD candidate in Economics in Geneva, Switzerland.
I graduated from University of California, San Diego’s International Economy Master program.
Available for:
  • Job opportunities

    Years of Experience:
    5-10 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Spanish, Chinese
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