Halsey Rogers is Lead Economist with the Education team in the Human Development Network anchor. He currently serves as lead technical advisor for the team's SABER program, as well as team lead for the Education Strategy 2020: Learning for All. From 2002 to 2010, he worked with the human development team in the Bank's central research department. He has published peer-reviewed research and provided policy advice in various areas, including how to improve the quality of service delivery in education (particularly through exploring teachers' performance and motivation) and how to measure and improve aid effectiveness and adopt effective development strategies.
Rogers also served from 1997 to 2002 as an advisor to former World Bank chief economists Joseph Stiglitz and Nicholas Stern. He joined the Bank as a Young Professional in 1996. Before joining the Bank, Rogers served as staff economist at the US Council of Economic Advisors in Washington and at the Indonesian Ministry of Finance in Jakarta, and he also held research positions at UC Berkeley and at the Korea Development Institute in Seoul. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley, as well as an AB from Princeton University and an MPP from the Harvard Kennedy School.