Marko Vujicic, PhD
Economist, The World Bank

Foggy Lens?:
An Economist's Take on the Global Health Workforce 'Crisis'

Friday, January 19, 2007
Noon - 1:30 PM
Colonial Penn Center (3641 Locust Walk)


Marko Vujicic is an economist specializing in issues related to the health care sector. He is currently working in the Health, Nutrition and Population unit of the Human Development Network at the World Bank. Specific topics of interest include provider responses to incentives, migration of health care professionals, labor market dynamics in the health care sector, health financing and fiscal space issues in developing countries. He has worked in several developing countries including Ghana, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Barbados, South Africa. Prior to joining the Bank in 2004, he held the position of Labor Economist in the Human Resources for Health Department at the World Health Organization in Geneva.

Mr. Vujicic completed his Ph.D. in economics at the University of British Columbia in Canada in 2003. Parallel to his studies he worked as an associate consultant with the National Health Care Practice at IBM Business Consulting Services and has carried out independent consulting work for the Canadian Health Services Research Foundation. He has also worked as a research analyst for the Centre for Health Services and Policy Research at the University of British Columbia. He is a Canadian national.

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