Sadika Hameed is a senior associate with the CSIS Project on Prosperity and Development. She has worked on issues related to security and terrorism in South Asia. Prior to joining CSIS, she worked as an economist and governance specialist with the World Bank and the U.S. Agency for International Development in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Her areas of expertise include monitoring and evaluation of multilateral programs, economics, security, and governance issues in South Asia. Ms. Hameed earned an M.A. in international policy studies from Stanford University, an M.S. in economics from the University of Manchester, and a B.A. in economics and finance from the University of Manchester. At CSIS, she has worked on issues relating to subnational governance structures and militancy, cooperation in South Asia, private-sector development in fragile states, and U.S responses to transitions and potential transitions.