Massimiliano Calì

Senior Economist at The World Bank

Massimiliano Calì is a senior economist in the Jakarta office of the World Bank, where he has led the Bank’s trade and investment work in Indonesia since 2015. Previously he was an economist in the World Bank’s global trade team, working on ways to use trade and trade policy to reduce poverty and conflict. Prior to joining the Bank, he served as an economic advisor to the Palestinian Ministry of National Economy, as a research fellow with the Overseas Development Institute and as an economist with the Italian embassy to Bolivia. He has published on various topics in development economics in leading field journals such as Journal of Economic Geography, World Bank Economic Review, Labour Economics and Review of International Economics. He holds a PhD in Economic Geography from the London School of Economics, an MA in Development Economics from the University of East Anglia and a BA in Economics from the University of Pavia.