Ugo Gentilini is a senior economist with the Social Protection and Jobs Global Practice at the World Bank. His interests encompass the analytics and practice of social protection, including with an emphasis on urbanization, disaster risk, fragile states and food security. He holds a PhD in development economics and has published extensively on those topics. Before joining the Bank in 2013, he spent 12 years with the UN World Food Programme working on a range of cash and food-based safety net issues.
- What’s new in social protection – March edition
- What’s new in social protection – February edition
- What’s new in social protection – January edition
- Cash it out? Why food-based programs exist, and how to improve them
- Being open-minded about universal basic income
- There is enough evidence on humanitarian cash transfers. Or perhaps not?
- Humanitarian assistance versus safety nets: are we asking the right questions?
- What do we know (and what not) about safety nets in urban areas?