John Giles is Senior Labor Economist in the Development Research Group, Human Development and Public Services Unit. Prior to joining the World Bank in May 2007, Giles was an Associate Professor of Economics. His current research interests include: the movement of labor from agricultural to non-agricultural employment, internal migration and its impacts on households and communities, the role of skills in the labor market, and interactions between employment and both development and depreciation of skills.
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