Economist, Poverty Global Practice, World Bank
Leonardo Lucchetti, an Argentine national, he is an economist working for the Poverty Global Practice in Latin America and the Caribbean region. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Master in Economics from Universidad Nacional de La Plata in Argentina. Leonardo has worked as a consultant on inequality of opportunity, income mobility and chronic poverty, and the impact of shocks on households' welfare, among many other subjects. Before joining the unit, he also worked for Social Protection Unit in Latin America and the Caribbean region, at CEDLAS in La Plata, Argentina, and at the Economic and Financial Affairs Unit of the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium. Leonardo has recently published articles in the Journal of Development Economics, the Journal of Agricultural Economics, and the Journal of Economic Inequality.
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