Tim McNaught was a Fellow at CID's Building State Capability program from 2016-2019, where he focused primarily on engagements with the governments of Sri Lanka, Albania, and Honduras. He also worked on the Building PFM Capabilities in Africa program.
Prior to joining CID, he worked as an economist for the Ministry of Finance in Timor-Leste, specializing in fiscal policy. He developed his strong interest in economic development while serving as a United States Peace Corps Volunteer in Azerbaijan. Tim holds a Master in Public Administration in International Development (MPA/ID) from the Harvard Kennedy School and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Miami.
|Current Research/Projects||Areas of Expertise|
|Building PFM Capabilities in Africa||Problem Driven Iterative Adaptation (PDIA)|
|Public Financial Management|
- "Learning to Target for Economic Diversification: PDIA in Sri Lanka," CID Faculty Working Paper No. 332. 2017
- "Learning to Engage New Investors for Economic Diversification: PDIA in Action in Sri Lanka," CID Faculty Working Paper No. 336. 2017
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