Harris Selod

Senior Economist, Research Department at The World Bank

Harris Selod is a Senior Economist with the research department of the World Bank in Washington DC. He has published on a variety of topics in regional and public economics, including theories of squatting and residential informality, the political economy of transport infrastructure investments, the effects of residential segregation on schooling and unemployment, and on the impact of land reforms and place-based policies. His current research focuses on land governance, land markets and land policies in developing countries. He has been a Researcher at the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) and an Associate Professor at the Paris School of Economics.