Damien de Walque

Lead Economist in the Development Research Group, World Bank

Damien de Walque is a Lead Economist in the Development Research Group (Human Development and Public Services Team) at the World Bank. He received his Ph.D.in Economics from the University of Chicago in 2003. His research interests include health and education and the interactions between them. His current work is focused on evaluating the impact of financial incentives on health and education outcomes. He is evaluating the health and education impacts of cash transfers programs in the developing world. On the supply side of health services, he is managing a large portfolio of impact evaluations of results-based financing in the health sector. He is a lead author of the World Bank Policy Research Report, Improving Effective Coverage in Health: Do Financial Incentives Work? 

Recent work by Damien de Walque