Antonio Estache

Senior Advisor
The Growth Dialogue

Antonio Estache is Professor of Economics at the Universite Libre de Bruxelles, where he holds the Bernard Van Ommeslaghe Chair and is a member of the European Center for Advanced Research of Economics. Prior to that, he was Chief Economist for the Sustainable Development Network of the World Bank, where he spent 25 years (1982-2007) working across regions on various dimensions of public sector reform. He has published widely on the regulation of network industries (electricity, telecommunications, transport, and water and sanitation); assessment of the performance of the public sector; and the growth and distributional effects of environmental, fiscal, and sectoral policies in developing countries.

Areas of expertise: Infrastructure and infrastructure finance regulation