Ayhan Kose is the Chief Economist for the Equitable Growth, Finance, and Institutions (EFI) and Director of the Prospects Group. He is a member of the leadership team overseeing EFI’s policy, operational, and analytical products on macroeconomics, finance, trade, governance, poverty, and inequality. He also leads the Bank’s work on global macroeconomic outlook, financial flows, and commodity markets. Under his management, the Prospects Group produces the Bank’s corporate flagship report, Global Economic Prospects, in addition to other policy and analytical publications.
Prior to joining the World Bank, he was Assistant to the Director of the Research Department and Deputy Chief of the Multilateral Surveillance Division in the International Monetary Fund (IMF). He served in a wide range of roles supporting IMF’s policy, operational, and analytical work.