Dario Tortarolo is an Economist in the Macroeconomics and Growth Team in the Development Research Group. His research focuses on Public Economics in developing countries and seeks to understand (i) how public policies affect workers, businesses, and consumers, (ii) the distributional impacts and the unintended effects due to design issues, and (iii) how governments can address tax avoidance and evasion, especially at the top of the income distribution. Prior to joining the bank, he was an Assistant Professor at the University of Nottingham and a postdoctoral fellow at the IFS. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from UC Berkeley and a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Economics from Universidad Nacional de La Plata. He received the National Tax Association’s Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation prize in 2020.