Wael Mansour is a World Bank senior economist at the macroeconomics, trade, and investment global practice. He is currently the country economist for the World Bank’s Iraq program. Wael works on areas linked to macroeconomic & fiscal policy, public expenditure management & fiscal risks, as well as growth and diversification strategies for commodity dependent countries. His work spans across many regions including the Middle East, West Africa and East Asia & Pacific. He holds a PhD in Economics from Sussex University.