Luis Andrés is Lead Economist in the Sustainable Development Department for the South Asia Region of the World Bank. His work at the World Bank involves both analytical and advisory services, and economic inputs, with a focus on infrastructure, mainly in water and energy sectors, impact evaluations, private sector participation, regulation, and empirical microeconomics. He worked with numerous Latin American and South Asian governments on issues on infrastructure and impact evaluation. He is currently leading impact evaluations in several regions and he is coordinating this work program at the SD department in SAR. Before joining the World Bank, he was the Chief of Staff for the Secretary of Fiscal and Social Equity as well as other top positions in the Chief of Cabinet of Ministries and the Ministry of Economy for the Government of Argentina. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago and has authored several books, chapters in several books, monographs, and articles on development policy issues.
Lead Economist, South Asia Region, World Bank