Rawlings, Laura B.

Global Practice on Social Protection and Labor


Laura B. Rawlings is an economist with over 20 years of experience in the design, implementation and evaluation of human development programs.  She currently works on developing innovative approaches for scalable social protection systems in low resource settings, with a research focus on using cash transfers together with behavioral interventions to foster improved early childhood development. She was the team leader responsible for developing the World Bank’s Social Protection and Labor Strategy 2012-2022 and was ...