Lorena Alcázar Valdivia

Senior Researcher
PhD in Economics - Washington University

Lorena has a BA in Economics from the Pacific University in Peru, a Master’s Degree in Political and International Economy from the Kiel Institute of World Economics, and a PhD in Economics from Washington University. She is currently a Senior Researcher at the Group for the Analysis of Development (GRADE).

Previously, she served as Vice-President of the Supervisory Board for Investment in Public Transport Infrastructure (OSITRAN), Research Director of the Apoyo Institute, Professor and Researcher at the Pacific University, Economist for the World Bank, Visiting Researcher at the Brookings Institution and Advisor to the Ministry of Economy and Finance in the field of social policy. She has implemented various projects and consultancies and has published numerous works on topics such as social policy, education, health, poverty, and design and evaluation of social programmes.