Diego A. Vera-Cossio
Researcher, Inter-American Development Bank
Diego A. Vera-Cossio is an economist at the Research Department of the Inter-American Development Bank in DC since 2018. His research studies how frictions in financial and labor markets interact with economic networks and institutions in developing countries. In particular, he studies how these interactions affect the efficiency of anti-poverty programs, offset market failures, and lead to unintended effects of policy efforts to alleviate poverty.
Recent work by Diego A. Vera-Cossio
It is well-known that risk-sharing networks can smooth shocks, but local production networks can also propagate shocks; policy should consider both