Economist, Education Global Practice, World Bank
Shwetlena Sabarwal is an Economist at the Education Global Practice of the World Bank. She received her PhD in Applied Economics from University of Minnesota in 2008. Her main research interests are in the areas of Economics of Education and Labor Markets. In education, her work focuses on impacting teacher and student effort, stimulating demand for services, performance-based financing for education, and the political economy of education reform. In Labor Markets she is working on entrepreneurship, matching externalities, and the role of kinship networks in labor markets.