Gabriela Inchauste

Position: Lead economist, Poverty and Equity Global Practice
Institution: World Bank

Gabriela Inchauste is a lead economist in the Poverty and Equity Global Practice of the World Bank. She currently leads work on Fiscal and Social Policies for poverty reduction and shared prosperity, where she has been exploring the distributional impact of fiscal policy, ex-ante analysis of the distributional impacts of policy reforms, and understanding the channels through which economic growth improves labor market opportunities for poverty reduction. Her work spans fiscal policy in low-income countries, decentralization, macroeconomic shocks and the poor, the informal sector, and the role of remittances in developing countries. A Bolivian national, she holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Texas at Austin.