Sameer is an economist who leads preparation and implementation of ADB loans and technical assistance projects in public resource management. Prior to joining Public Sector Management and Governance Sector Office in Sectors Group, he was with the Southeast Asia Department where he prepared ADB’s assistance in education, skills development, social protection, and jobs. His research interest is spread across areas such as impact of technology on employment, innovation and structural transformation, fiscal federalism and public finance, industrial policy, enterprise dynamics and labor market policies. Before joining the ADB in 2017, he spent close to 10 years at the International Labor Organization.
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