Renata Lemos is currently an economist at the World Bank. She holds a PhD in Applied Micro Economics (Land Economy) from the University of Cambridge. She joined the Centre for Economic Performance in 2008 as Research Officer & Project Director. She has directed several waves of data collection with World Management Survey (WMS) in manufacturing, retail, education, and healthcare sectors across the world. She has a double Bachelor’s Degree (High Honours) in Business (Finance) and International Studies from the University of Washington and a Master’s degree in International Development from the University of Cambridge. Her research focuses on exploring the factors associated with differences in management practices in middle and low income economies in Africa, Latin America, and Asia. Her research interests include managerial and organizational economics, labour economics, economics of education, and development economics.