Pablo Fleiss

About Me

Pablo is an economic policy expert at IMPACTO, where he is responsible for analyzing countries´ local economies and political contexts for the implementation of Impacto’s projects. He has 15 years of experience in economic analysis, policy dialogue, and strategic planning. With a PhD in Economics, he brings strong analytical and quantitative skills and in-depth expertise in statistics and international development. Pablo has a broad knowledge of multilateral organizations’ corporate and operational activities and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

He is currently working on a report that analyzes the response of multilateral development banks to pandemic-induced demands in Latin America and the Caribbean. He is also collaborating in the preparation of the World Bank’s Egypt Systematic Country Diagnostic, with studies on productivity and competitiveness.

Previously, he was a Counselor for the IDB Group for close to a decade. In particular, he was the Advisor to the Executive Director for Uruguay, Paraguay, and Bolivia at IDB’s Board of Directors. This position included the executive oversight of the IDB, IDB Invest, and IDB Lab.

Pablo has actively supported the adoption of sustainable innovations in the Feed Sector through his participation in the FEED-X innovation challenge, to select sustainable alternatives to meat-based feed. Pablo has also worked in Geneva for the Department of Statistics of the International Labor Organization. In Uruguay, he worked in the National Direction of Industry and the National Development Corporation.

Pablo has been a professor of Econometrics and International Economics in universities in Spain and Uruguay.

Pablo has a degree in Economics from the University of the Republic in Montevideo, Uruguay, and a PhD in Economics from Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Spain. He is fluent in English and Spanish.

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