||Pablo A. Acosta, an Argentinean national, received his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2006 and joined the World Bank in 2008 where he works as an Economist in the Human Development Department, Latin America and the Caribbean Region. He also holds a BA degree in Economics from University of Buenos Aires (Argentina), and an MA degree in Economics from the National University of La Plata (Argentina). Prior to his position at the World Bank, he worked at the Andean Development Corporation (CAF, Venezuela), at the Ministry of Economy in Argentina, and the Foundation for Latin American Economic Research (FIEL, Argentina). His main areas of interest are labor economics, migration, and international trade. In particular, he has studied extensively the impact of international remittances on migrant sending countries, at both macro and micro levels. He has also published work in the area of internal labor markets and wage inequality.
He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in November 2011.