Senior Economist, Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice, World Bank
Siddharth Sharma is a Senior Economist in the Trade and Competitiveness Global Practise of the World Bank. His main areas of interest relate to the microeconomic determinants of growth, including firm-level productivity, innovation, product and factor market regulation, and labor markets. Since joining the World Bank as Young Professional in 2010, Siddharth has worked on a range of analytical and operational projects on these issues in Africa, Europe and Central Asia, and currently, South Asia. His research has been published in peer-reviewed journals such as the Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Comparative Economics, and Economics of Transition. He has also contributed chapters to several World Bank policy reports, including the 2017 World Development Report on Governance and the Law. Siddharth has a Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University.
Recent work by Siddharth Sharma
India’s system of ‘fragmented entitlements’, whereby state residents get preferential treatment by the state government, hinders internal migration