Alan Fuchs is a Senior Economist in the Poverty and Equity Global Practice of the World Bank. He has led operations and analytical work on social inclusion, risk management and fiscal incidence in Latin America and the Caribbean and in Europe and Central Asia. Alan’s research focuses on development economics, applied microeconomics, insurance and energy and has publications at the American Economic Review, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, American Journal of Agricultural Economics. Prior to joining the Bank Alan worked for UNDP and the Mexican Government. Alan holds a PhD from UC Berkeley, MPA/ID from Harvard and B.A. in Economics and a MPP from ITAM, México.