Michael Woolcock

Michael Woolcock is Senior Social Scientist in the Development Research Group at the World Bank and is the one of the founders of the World Bank's Justice for the Poor program. He has published extensively on the social dimensions of economic development. From 2000 to 2006 Woolcock taught part-time at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, and from 2007 to 2009 he was the founding Research Director of the Brooks World Poverty Institute at the University of Manchester.