Pablo Ernesto Evia Salas

Pablo  is a PlanAdapt Fellow, based in La Paz, Bolivia.

He is an economist and has extensive experience working as a public servant in Bolivia, specifically at the Economic Policy Analysis Unit (UDAPE), and at the Central Bank of Bolivia, as well as a consultant working for institutions as the World Bank, the International Labour Organization and the Inter-American Development Bank. His recent research interests lie in the intersection of adaptation to climate change and the role of social protection in assisting the poor and marginalized in order to help them cope with the potential negative effects of natural and human-driven disasters. Previously, he has worked on impact evaluation, design of cash transfers, and cost-benefit analysis. He as well has experience in capacity building in Germany, United States, and Bolivia.

He holds a PhD in Agricultural Economics degree from the University of Bonn (Bonn, Germany), a Master of Arts in Policy Economics degree from Williams College (Massachusetts, United States), a Master of Public Policy degree from Universidad Torcuato Di Tella (Buenos Aires, Argentina), and a “Licenciatura” (BA equivalent) in Economics from Universidad Católica Boliviana in La Paz, Bolivia.

For more info, please see Pablo’s LinkedIn profile.