Professor Kirk Hamilton

Senior Associate

Consultant, The World Bank | Visiting Professor, London School of Economics

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Kirk Hamilton is a consultant at the World Bank, and a visiting professor at the London School of Economics. Formerly a lead economist in the Development Research Group of The World Bank, his current work focuses on the theory, measurement and policy uses of measures of national wealth, as well as the economics of sustainable development.

Dr. Hamilton is co-author of National Wealth: What is missing, why it matters (OUP 2017), The Changing Wealth of Nations (World Bank 2011, 2018), World Development Report 2010 Development and Climate Change (World Bank 2011). He previously served as Assistant Director of National Accounts for the Government of Canada, He has a PhD in Economics and MSc in Resource and Environmental Economics from University College London, as well as a BSc from Queen's University at Kingston, Canada.