Principal Economist, International Economics Department, The World Bank; Head, Statistical Advisory Services Formerly Senior Research Officer, Department of Applied Economics, University of Cambridge; Dean and Fellow of Selwyn College.
He moved to the Institute of Development Studies at Sussex and to
the OECD in Paris before assuming his post as a Principal
Economist in the International Economics Department of the World
Bank. He was in the Bank for 12 years. He spent 5 years as
Principal Economist in the East Asia Department. He retired in 2000 but continued to work on many projects including UNIHP.
The UNIHP is greatly saddened by the news of Michael Ward's passing. Please
to read his obituary in The Guardian
, written by Richard Jolly.