Sohaib Shahid is an Economist at the World Bank Group’s Trade & Competitiveness (T&C) Global Practice. He is interested in topics related to international trade, labor markets and macroeconomic issues. Sohaib’s recent work explores various facets of global value chains, non-tariff measures, structural transformation, and mega-regionals, including the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). He completed his PhD in Economics at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, where he also completed his MA Economics. His previous work experience includes the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Centre for Trade and Economic Integration (CTEI), and Sidley Austin LLP.