Jorge Luis Castaneda

Research Analyst, Poverty

Jorge Luis Castaneda is an Analyst at the Poverty and Equity Global Practice and is part of the Behavioral Initiatives team. His work integrates behavioral science to the design of anti-poverty policies in a wide range of policy issues, such as education, health, early childhood development, financial inclusion, and social protection. Through his career, he has acquired expertise in the fields of applied microeconomics, experimental economics, impact evaluation, and psychology, and has an extensive experience in econometric analysis and qualitative and fieldwork research. He previously served as a Research Fellow with the Social Sector at the Inter-American Development Bank. He holds a M.Sc. in Economics from the Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia.


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AREAS OF EXPERTISE
  • Poverty
  • Education
  • Evidence-Based Public Policy
  • Social Protection and Labor