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Ganeshan Wignaraja

Senior Research Associate

International Economic Development Group

Portrait of Ganeshan Wignaraja

His professional experience over the last twenty-five years has spanned the private sector, international organisations and academia in the UK and Asia. He has held senior roles at the Asian Development Bank (including Director of Research of the ADB Institute, Tokyo and Advisor, Office of the Chief Economist, Manila), Maxwell Stamp PLC (Head of Trade and Competitiveness in London) and has worked for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the Commonwealth Secretariat and Oxford University.

He has successfully led teams to deliver complex projects in over 30 countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Europe. Ganeshan has a DPhil in economics from Oxford University and has published 18 books.

  1. International Monetary Fund predictions: Asia’s growth after Covid-19

  2. Five key policy lessons from the terror attacks in Sri Lanka

  3. Asia’s economic prospects


  4. Asia in 2025: development prospects and challenges for middle-income countries

    Research reports

  5. Don't count Asia's growth miracle out yet