Julia Granata works in the Social Protection and Jobs Global Practice at the World Bank Group, where she specializes on the intersection of labor and development economics. Her analytical work includes research on active labor marker programs (i.e. skills training), youth unemployment and economic inclusion programs as well as labor informality and self-employment. Julia has supported analytical and operational work in Guatemala, Colombia, Tanzania, and Uganda as well as in cross-country projects. She holds a M.A. in International Development Studies from the George Washington University.