Liliana Sousa is an economist in the Poverty Global Practice at the World Bank. She is part of the Data for the Goals initiative, co-leading the Latin America and the Caribbean Team for Statistical Development, and currently works on projects related to Honduras, the Dominican Republic, and Central American migration. Her research includes topics of immigration, labor market networks, self-employment, and firm dynamics. Prior to joining the World Bank in 2013, she was an economist in the Center for Economic Studies at the U.S. Census Bureau. She received her Ph.D. in economics from Cornell University.