Karim Foda is an associate fellow in the Global Economy and Development program at Brookings. His work focuses on the drivers of growth in advanced and emerging market economies and the linkages between and within both groups. He is currently engaged in work that analyzes links among slowing productivity growth, high income inequality, and rapid technological change. Karim is a co-creator of the Brookings-Financial Times world index (TIGER: Tracking Indices for the Global Economic Recovery) and has been published in or cited by leading news outlets such as the Financial Times, The Economist, and The Wall Street Journal. Prior to Brookings, he was a management consulting analyst at Accenture and a visiting research assistant at the Central Bank of Egypt. Karim earned a B.A. in economics from the University of California, Davis and an M.A. in economics from Duke University.