Ginger Turner

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Ginger Turner is a Junior Professional Associate in the Office of the Chief Economist at the World Bank. She works primarily as a research assistant for Alan Gelb, the Director of Development Policy, on issues of aid effectiveness and private sector development in Africa. Before coming to the World Bank, she helped start a joint venture to manufacture low-cost lighting for the poor in India, which has been featured recently in Time, the Economist, and on NPR, and she continues to manage a development enterprise for low-cost lighting in South Africa. She has also published two books on American history topics. Ginger holds a B.A. in Economics and an M.S. in Management Science & Engineering from Stanford University, and will pursue a D.Phil. in Economics in fall 2007 at Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar.[1]