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Jorge Luis Castaneda

Economist, Poverty

Jorge Luis Castaneda is an Economist with the Mind, Behavior & Development Unit (eMBeD), at the World Bank’s Poverty and Equity Global Practice. His work integrates behavioral science to the design of anti-poverty policies in a wide range of policy issues, such as education, employment, financial inclusion, health, and social cohesion. Through his career, he has acquired expertise in the fields of applied microeconomics, experimental economics, impact evaluation, and psychometrics, and has an extensive experience in econometric analysis and qualitative research. He previously served as a Research Fellow with the Social Sector at the Inter-American Development Bank. He holds a B.A. and a M.Sc. in Economics from the Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia.


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AREAS OF EXPERTISE
  • Poverty
  • Education
  • Macroeconomic and Structural Policies
  • Social Protection and Growth