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Jesica Torres is an Economist in the Firms, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation unit of the Finance, Competitiveness, and Innovation Global Practice at the World Bank Group, where she has focused on developing new metrics and methodologies for measuring entrepreneurship ecosystems, and more recently, on the implementation and analysis of COVID-19 Business Pulse Surveys to measure the effect of the pandemic on the private sector across the world. Her previous work has focused on understanding how special provisions distort the behavior of firms, and how that ultimately affects aggregate productivity. She received her PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago in 2013.