Amat Adarov is a Senior Economist with the World Bank's Prospects Group. His research focuses on macroeconomics, international trade, and finance. He leads a research agenda on investments and contributes to the flagship Global Economic Prospects report. His recent journal publications include studies on integration, macro-financial stability, capital flows, and global value chains. Prior to joining the World Bank, he led a range of research projects in international economics at the Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies. His previous professional experience in the public sector focused on macroeconomic analysis and modelling, forecasting, and investment policies. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas.