Arti Grover is a Senior Economist in the World Bank’s Finance, Competitiveness and Innovation Global Practice. She is the co-author of two of the World Bank’s Productivity Project flagship reports of the EFI Chief Economist – High-growth firms and Place, Productivity and Prosperity. Arti has extensive experience in working on complex analytical and lending projects in several developing countries, where she designed and implemented novel approaches to support firms. Her research covers a range of topics including firm dynamics, trade, productivity, entrepreneurship and spatial development. She is the author of two books on trade in services and has published over thirty articles in top peer-reviewed journals, as chapters in books, and as World Bank policy research papers.
Arti has been affiliated, in a research capacity, with the Harvard Business School and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to joining the Bank in 2009, she was a Doctoral Fulbright fellow at Princeton University and an Assistant Professor at Delhi School of Economics, India.