Ivette Contreras is an Economist for the Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS), the World Bank’s flagship household survey program housed at the Development Data Group. Her research is focused on development economics, with a special emphasis on labor, migration, and survey methods. As a member of the LSMS team, she is an expert in the design, implementation, data quality control, and analysis of household surveys.
Ivette is originally from El Salvador, and she holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the George Washington University and an M.A. in International Development from American University in Washington, DC.