Lall, Somik Vinay

Finance, Economics and Urban Department, Sustainable Development Network, World Bank


Somik Vinay Lall is the World Bank’s Global Lead on Territorial Development Solutions and its Lead Economist for Urban Development in Africa. He heads a World Bank global research program on urbanization and spatial development and founded the Bank’s urbanization reviews program. He is an expert on development policy related to urban and territorial competitiveness, agglomeration and clusters, infrastructure, and impact evaluation, with more than 18 years’ experience in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. He was a core member of ...