David Robalino is the Manager of the Jobs Cross-Cutting Group.
An Ecuadorian National, David joined the Bank in 1999 as a Young Professional. He has worked on issues related to labor markets, youth employment, social insurance and fiscal policy and has published widely on these topics. David has worked in several countries in Latin America, the Middle East and North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Asia. His most recent assignment was as Lead Economist and Leader of the Labor and Youth Team.
He was a co-leader of the Jobs Knowledge Platform, a partnership facilitating the exchange of data and findings on expanding job opportunities in developing countries. He also serves as co-Director of the Employment and Development Program at IZA – the Institute for the Study of the Labor. Prior to joining the Bank David was a researcher at the RAND Corporation.
- A perspective on jobs from the G20
- How to design youth employment programs
- Government and jobs: a new consensus
- A Peruvian jobs diagnostic
- How to fix broken social insurance programs
- Getting Labor Market Regulations Right
- Universal Pension, Yes, Regressive Funding, No
- Facilitating A Youth Jobs Revolution – Part 1
- Spillovers of the Syrian Conflict on Jobs in Lebanon
- Designing Effective Employment Services — the Australian Way
- Can We Help Youth Become Entrepreneurs?
- Providing Unemployment Benefits in Developing Countries
- Social Impact Bonds, Youth Employment, and Pensions
- Investing in Jobs to Pay for Pensions
- 2012 in Jobs
- From India - How to Improve Job Opportunities
- Don’t Forget Youth With "Jobs"
- Fuzzy Thinking on the U.S. Recovery and Jobs
- A Road to the Beach
- Robots and Jobs
- ILO/World Bank Discussion on Jobs and Policy - Responses to the Financial and Economic Crisis