Alen Mulabdic is an Analyst in the Macroeconomics, Trade & Investment Global Practice of the World Bank, working on issues related to international trade and macroeconomics with a focus on Regional Integration. He holds a Ph.D. Economics from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) in Geneva (Switzerland) and an undergraduate degree from the University of Siena (Italy).
His recent research concentrates on the impact of deep forms of trade integration, the trade effects of the diffusion of new technologies, and the consequences of large transport infrastructure projects, such as the Belt and Road Initiative. Alen has also worked on the interplay between trade shocks and civil conflicts, trade barriers in government procurement markets, and the trade impact of Brexit. His work has been cited, among others, in the Economist, Financial Times, and Guardian.
Personal website: https://sites.google.com/view/mulabdic/