Pablo Lavado

Universidad del Pacífico, Peru

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

Professor of Economics, Universidad del Pacífico, Peru

Research interest

Labor economics, public finance, applied microeconometrics, family economics, structural econometrics, discrete choice dynamic models, impact evaluation

Positions/functions as a policy advisor

Professional Associate at the World Bank, and Assistant Researcher at the Bank of Spain


PhD Economics, Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros, 2012

Selected publications

  • “Measuring educational inequality in South Africa and Peru." In: Holsinger D. B., and W. J. Jacob (eds). Inequality in Education. Dordrecht: Springer, 2009.

  • Fear of Labor Rigidities: The Role of Expectations on Employment Growth in Peru. IZA Discussion Papers No. 9592, 2015 (with G. Yamada).

  • Cognitive and Socioemotional Skills and Wages: The Role of Latent Abilities on the Gender Wage Gap in Peru. Peruvian Economic Association Working Papers, 2014 (with L. Verlade and G. Yamada).