Harry Anthony Patrinos
Harry Anthony Patrinos is the Practice Manager for the Europe and Central Asia region of the World Bank's education global practice. He specializes in all areas of education, especially school-based management, demand-side financing and public–private partnerships.
He has managed education lending operations and analytical work programs in Argentina, Colombia and Mexico, as well as a regional research project on the socioeconomic status of Latin America’s indigenous peoples.
Dr Patrinos is one of the main authors of the report Lifelong Learning in the Global Knowledge Economy (World Bank, 2003), has published extensively in academic and policy literature, and is the co-author of Policy Analysis of Child Labor: A Comparative Study (St. Martin’s, 1999); Decentralization of Education: Demand-Side Financing (World Bank, 1997), and Indigenous People and Poverty in Latin America: An Empirical Analysis (World Bank/Ashgate, 1994).
He has also worked in Africa, Asia, Europe, the MENA, and as an economist at the Economic Council of Canada, and holds a doctorate from the University of Sussex.