Anna Popova is a Research Analyst in the Chief Economist's Office for the Africa Region of the World Bank, where she works on impact evaluation of human development interventions. Previously, she worked as a Junior Professional Associate in the Human Development Department in the Latin America and the Caribbean Region of the World Bank, designing and implementing education projects in Mexico and the Dominican Republic, and conducting research on youth “idleness” across the region. Before joining the World Bank, Anna worked at the Labor Markets Unit of the Inter-American Development Bank, for the UNDP’s Chernnobyl Recovery and Development Programme, and on social entrepreneurship in South Asia. Anna holds a B.A. in Economics and Management from the University of Oxford and an M.Sc. in International Development from the London School of Economics.