Arti Grover is a Senior Consultant Economist at the World Bank. Her research focuses on urban issues, relating to spatial organization, misallocation of inputs, firm performance and entrepreneurship, with special emphasis on the importance of infrastructure investments. Ms Grover also works on trade issues, particularly that on trade in services. Ms Grover has published several research papers on trade, offshoring and urbanization in peer reviewed journals and is a co-editor/lead contributor to a few books on trade in services. Before joining the Bank in 2009, she was a doctoral Fulbright fellow at Princeton University and a lecturer at Delhi School of Economics.