Eduardo A. Malasquez is a Consultant at the Poverty and Equity Global Practice of the World Bank. His research interests focuses on applied microeconomics, in particular in the fields of development, labor, empirical industrial organization and economic regulation. Since joining the World Bank in June 2015, he has been working in the analysis of the distributional impacts of development policies in Colombia, Peru and El Salvador, as well as in the LAC Team for Statistical Development in the Poverty and Equity Global Practice. Eduardo has also been collaborating with the Global Solutions Group on Markets and Institutions for Poverty Reduction and Shared Prosperity in the analysis of the distributional impacts of competition policies in developing countries. Prior to joining the World Bank Eduardo worked in Peru in the telecommunications regulator, the competition authority and in the second largest economic consultancy firm in the country. Eduardo is a Ph.D. candidate in Economics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he is expecting to complete his degree in May 2017. He also holds an M.A. and a B.A. from Universidad del Pacífico in Lima, Peru.