Senior Economist, Poverty Reduction and Equity Unit, World Bank
Gladys Lopez-Acevedo is a Senior Economist in the World Bank Poverty Reduction and Equity Unit. Her research interests include poverty, labor markets, and evaluation. Gladys is a senior fellow in International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3IE). Gladys has published extensively in the areas of poverty, labor markets, and evaluation in academic and policy journals. Prior to joining the Bank, Gladys served as Senior Adviser to the Vice Minister in the Mexican Ministry of Finance and as Director in the Economic Deregulation Unit in the Mexican Ministry of Commerce and Trade. Gladys was an associate professor at the Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM). She holds a BA in Economics from ITAM, and a PhD in Economics from the University of Virginia.
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