Roberta Gatti is the Chief Economist of the Human Development practice group in the World Bank. Her papers include theoretical and empirical contributions on labor and household economics, political economy, growth, and social inclusion, and are published in international refereed journals such as the Journal of Public Economics, the Journal of Economic Growth, and the Journal of Development Economics. Gatti is the lead author of numerous World Bank flagship reports, including Jobs for Shared Prosperity: Time for Action in the Middle East and North Africa and Being Fair, Faring Better: Promoting Equality of Opportunity for Marginalized Roma. She holds a B.A. from Università Bocconi and a Ph.D in Economics from Harvard University. She has also taught at Georgetown and Johns Hopkins universities.