Massimiliano Calì

Senior Economist, 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. 

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  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey