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 a Program Leader for Human Development. 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, skills, and international trade. 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.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15384
Mrittika Shamsuddin, Pablo A. Acosta, Rovane Battaglin Schwengber, Jedediah Fix, Nikolas Pirani
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9403
published as 'Adults' Cognitive and Socioemotional Skills and Their Labor Market Outcomes in Colombia' in: Revista de Economia del Rosario, 2020, 23 (1), 109-148.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6244
published in: Latin American Economic Review, 2019, 28 (18).
IZA Policy Paper No. 34
published in: "Social Insurance, Informality, and the Labor Market: How to Protect Workers while Creating Good Jobs". M. Frolich, D. Kaplan, C. Pages, J. Rigolini, and D. Robalino eds. Oxford University Press, 2014.