Economist, Office of the Chief Economist for Europe and Central Asia, World Bank
Hernan Winkler is an economist in the Office of the Chief Economist for Europe and Central Asia (ECA) at the World Bank. He specializes in applied microeconomics, with a particular focus on labor market issues and the sources and consequences of inequality and poverty. He was part of the core team of the World Bank’s regional flagship report, Diversified Development: Making the Most of Natural Resources in Eurasia, and of the next regional flagship on the aging populations of Europe and Central Asia. Before joining the World Bank, he was a Researcher at CEDLAS (University of La Plata, Argentina). He holds a PhD in economics from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA).