Anna Fruttero is a Senior Economist with the Poverty and Equity Global Practice at the World Bank Group in Washington DC. Previously she has been a core team member of the 2015 World Development Report “Mind, Society, and Behavior”, and has worked extensively on poverty and social protection issues in Latin America and the Caribbean. She led the implementation and technical support of World Bank projects in Brazil, Guatemala and the Dominican Republic, as well as analytical research on individual countries and regional studies. Her research interests include distributional impact of shocks, ex-ante and ex-post impact evaluations of social programs, and female labor force participation. She has taught undergraduate and graduate level courses at New York University and Johns Hopkins University. Anna holds a PhD in Economics from New York University.