Johannes F. Linn

Johannes F. Linn is a Non-resident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, a Distinguished Resident Scholar at the Emerging Markets Forum in Washington, D.C., and a Senior Fellow at the Results for Development Institute. Prior to joining Brookings in 2003, he worked for three decades at the World Bank, including as the Bank’s Vice President for Financial Policy and Resource Mobilization, and Vice President for Europe and Central Asia. Johannes Linn has published extensively on development and global governance issues, including a book that he co-edited on Getting to Scale: How to Bring Development Solutions to Millions of Poor People (Brookings Press 2013). His current research interests are in the areas of development effectiveness (with a special focus on scaling up successful development interventions), global governance reform, urbanization, and regional integration and cooperation (especially for Asia-Europe and for Central Asia). He holds a bachelor's degree from Oxford University and a doctorate in economics from Cornell University.