Vakis, Renos

Poverty, Gender and Equity Group, Latin America and the Caribbean, World Bank


Renos Vakis is a Lead Economist with the Poverty and Equity Global Practice as well as a member of the Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS) team in the Development Research Group of the World Bank. His research focuses on poverty reduction, equity and gender, with a special emphasis on understanding how behavioral insights can influence policies and outcomes. He has written extensively on issues related to poverty dynamics and mobility, risk management, social protection, market failures and rural development, ...