Jamele Rigolini

Research Fellow

World Bank

Jamele Rigolini is the Senior Advisor for Social Protection and Jobs in the World Bank’s Social Protection & Jobs Global Unit. His areas of expertise include social protection, jobs, human development, climate change, poverty and skills. Prior to joining the World Bank he was an Assistant Professor in Economics at the University of Warwick (UK), where he taught classes on development economics and economic growth. Jamele Rigolini holds a Diploma in Physics from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zürich, and a PhD in Economics from New York University. In addition to his policy work he remains active in research and has published in leading academic journals including the Journal of Public Economics, the Journal of Development Economics, Economics & Politics, Economic Letters, the Journal of Development Studies, and World Development. He is fluent in Italian, French, English, Spanish and German.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in November 2011.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11750
Juan Jose Diaz, Juan Chacaltana, Jamele Rigolini, Claudia Ruiz
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7194
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6430
Norman Loayza, Jamele Rigolini, Gonzalo Llorente
IZA Policy Paper No. 205
Carlos Ospino Hernandez, Jamele Rigolini, Sarah Coll-Black, Ana Maria Oviedo
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.
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