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Chris Humphrey

Research Associate

Development and Public Finance

Portrait of Chris Humphrey

Chris has worked in lending operations and research at the World Bank and African Development Bank in numerous countries in Latin America, Africa and central Europe. He has engaged in strategy consulting for the African Development Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, New Development Bank, World Bank and Inter-Governmental Group of 24, among other institutions.

Chris has a PhD from the London School of Economics and is a senior scientist at the ETH Center for Development and Cooperation (NADEL) in Zurich, Switzerland.

  1. New shareholders for multilateral banks: a viable approach to increase development finance?


  2. The case for an external review of multilateral development bank capital adequacy

  3. The multilateral tools waiting to be used by the Biden administration

  4. Scaling up multilateral bank finance for the Covid-19 recovery

  5. Lend or suspend? Maximising the impact of multilateral bank financing in the Covid-19 crisis

    Working papers

  6. All hands on deck: how to scale up multilateral financing to face the Covid-19 crisis

    Briefing/policy papers

  7. African Development Bank's landmark deal opens door to scaling up multilateral lending

  8. Channelling private investment to infrastructure: what can multilateral development banks realistically do?

    Working papers

  9. Six recommendations for reforming multilateral development banks: an essay series

    Briefing/policy papers

  10. Six proposals to strengthen the finances of multilateral development banks

    Working papers

  11. Six development finance proposals to expand climate investment

    Briefing/policy papers

  12. How multilateral agencies can move from 'billions to trillions'

  13. Could multilateral banks be lending an extra $1 trillion?

  14. The problem with development banks' environmental and social safeguards

  15. Time for a new approach to environmental and social protection at multilateral development banks

    Briefing/policy papers

  16. Multilateral development banks in the 21st century: three perspectives on China and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

    Working papers

  17. China’s AIIB bank set to become major player while new BRICS bank lags behind

  18. Developmental revolution or Bretton Woods revisited?

    Research reports

  19. Guarantees for development: a review of multilateral development bank operations

    Research reports