Trinidad  Saavedra

Trinidad Saavedra

Economist, Poverty and Equity Global Practice

Trinidad Saavedra is an Economist in the Poverty and Equity Global Practice at the World Bank. She has extensive experience in applied micro econometrics, statistical modeling, and household surveys in the regions of Europe and Central Asia and Latin America and the Caribbean. Currently, she leads the poverty and equity work programs of Chile and Grenada and supports the implementation of the World Bank Data for Decision-Making project in Grenada. Her research interests include topics related to poverty reduction, inclusive growth, the distributional impact of fiscal and social policies, gender, migration, and household finances. Before joining the Bank, she worked at the Central Bank of Chile in the Financial Research Unit, where she co-led projects focused on assessing households' indebtedness and multiple imputation of missing data. She holds a master's degree in Finance and Econometrics from the Queen Mary University of London and a master's degree in Economics and a bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Chile.