Gabriela Farfan

Young Professional, Poverty

Gabriela Farfan is a Young Professional with the Poverty and Equity Global Practice. As a member of the Behavioral Initiatives team, and in collaboration with the Living Standards Measurement Study team, her current work primarily involves methodological research on survey design and data collection, with a particular emphasis on poverty measurement and the integration of behavioral insights into traditional welfare measurement. She has also worked in the areas of poverty, health and nutrition, education, economics of the family, and migration. During her graduate studies she collaborated with the design and implementation of the Third Wave of the Mexican Family Life Survey (MxFLS), particularly the US component of the survey which followed and interviewed Mexican migrants living in the United States. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Duke University.