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Viviana Perego

Economist

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Viviana Maria Eugenia Perego is an Economist at the World Bank, where she
works on themes related to competitiveness, agriculture, and rural livelihoods.
Her current projects focus on productive alliances in agriculture, the efficiency
of special economic zones, disruptive technologies, the labor market integration
of fragile populations, and food systems’ resilience to climate change.
Viviana holds a DPhil (PhD) in economics from the University of Oxford, from
which she graduated in 2017 with a thesis on the drivers of development in
open economies. Prior to joining the World Bank, she collaborated with institutions
such as the International Labour Organization, UNICEF, and the Bank
of Italy, as well as leading research centers such as J-PAL (Abdul Latif Jameel
Poverty Action Lab) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the
Centre for the Study of African Economies at Oxford.