Mauro Testaverde is a Senior Economist in the Social Protection and Jobs Global Practice of the World Bank. Mauro’s work focuses on labor mobility, human capital development, and the interaction of education, human resource management, and labor market policies. Mauro’s research on these topics has been published in economic journals including the Scandinavian Journal of Economics and the World Bank Economic Review. Since 2012 Mauro has been part of World Bank teams providing technical and analytical assistance in the areas of labor policy and social protection systems. Before joining the World Bank, Mauro was part of the migration research team at the University of Southampton (U.K.) where he earned a PhD in Economics and an MA in Econometrics.