Batten School of Leadership & Public Policy
Global Research Region
Specializes in International Development. At the World Bank, Braithwaite worked on social protection policy and poverty analysis. She specialized in the study of medium-income Africa (South Africa, Botswana, Eswatini), Turkey and the former Soviet Union countries. She provided policy advice to governments while on negotiating missions and staff visits, and her many World Bank reports include poverty assessments for Turkey, Russia, Armenia, Moldova, Hungary, and Ukraine, as well as social protection and labor reviews for Botswana, Kosovo and Eswatini. In addition, she has operational experience in Cambodia, Colombia, Nicaragua, Mexico, Jamaica, Jordan, Georgia, Mauritius, Kosovo, Bosnia, Romania, and Turkmenistan.