Janine Mans

Managing Associate


M.A., International Economics, Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Washington, D.C.
B.S., Economics and Political Science, Santa Clara University, California

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Ms. Janine Mans is an international development practitioner with over eight years in economic policy analysis and project management. She provides technical assistance for Nathan Associates’ projects, including research and writing  for program design and deliverables, and  provides guidance on contractual, financial, personnel and procurement matters. She has helped manage and oversee economic policy and governance programs in the Philippines and Mozambique.

Earlier, Ms. Mans worked for the World Bank as a consultant and in the Junior Professional Associate Program. As a JPA, she participated in economic policy dialogue with countries in Central and East Africa; wrote chapters for public expenditure reviews for the Republic of Congo and Chad; co-wrote a labor market study for the Democratic Republic of the Congo; and designed and launched a project to improve capacity for public procurement in the Central African Republic. She was also instrumental in supporting economic reforms in public financial management and business environment reform in Burundi.

Ms. Mans began her career as a policy analyst providing support for a micro-finance bank in Rwanda, and was a Peace Corps volunteer for two years in Mali, where she focused on access to finance and women’s entrepreneurship.  

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International development economics

Selected Publications & Presentations

 Diallo, Amadou Bassirou and Janine Mans. "Skills and Employment in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: A Review of Recent Trends in the Labor Market." Background Paper to Resilience of an African Giant: Boosting Growth and Development in the Democratic Republic of Congo. World Bank, October 5, 2011.


Deme, Mamadou, Janine Mans and Joel Tokindang. "Republic of Chad: Public Expenditure Review Update: Using Public Resources for Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction," World Bank Africa Region, December 2011.


Mans, Janine, Erica Interrante, Lewison Lem, and Judith Mueller.  “Next Generation of Travel Behavior: Potential Impacts Related to Household Use of Information and Communication Technology.” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, 2012.


Siegenthaler, Peter and Janine Mans. “Chapter 1: Alignment of Spending with PRSP Priorities.” Chapter in Republic of Congo: Public Expenditure Review. World Bank Africa Region, April, 2010.


International Consortium on Government Financial Management


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