Branko Milanovic is the lead economist in the World Bank Research Department, a unit dealing with poverty, income distribution, and household surveys. He is an adjunct professor at the School for Public Policy, University of Maryland, College Park, a position he previously held at the School for Advanced International Studies, John Hopkins University.
Milanovic’s research focuses on the methodology and empirics of inequality, poverty, and social policy in transition economies, and globalization and inequality. His publications include:
- Worlds Apart: Measuring International and Global Inequality, 2005;
- Income and Influence: Social Policy in Emerging Market Economies (with E. Kapstein), 2003;
- “True World Income Distribution, 1988 and 1993: First Calculations Based on Household Surveys Alone,” Economic Journal, 2002; and
- Income, Inequality, and Poverty during the Transition from Planned to Market Economy, 1998.
Milanovic holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Belgrade.