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Johannes Linn

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution

Johannes Linn is a Nonresident Senior Fellow in the Global Economy and Development Program at the Brookings Institution, Distinguished Resident Scholar of the Emerging Markets Forum, and Senior Advisor at the Results for Development Institute (R4D). He worked at the World Bank from 1973 until 2003, serving as Vice President for Financial Policy and Resource Mobilization and Vice President for Europe and Central Asia.

His current research interests and recent publications are in the areas of development effectiveness (with a special focus on scaling up successful development interventions), global governance reform, urbanization, and regional cooperation (with a special focus on Central Asia). Linn earned his bachelor’s degree from Oxford University and his doctorate in economics from Cornell University.