Global Lead for Labor Markets and Skills, World Bank
Eliana Carranza is Global Lead for Labor and Skills at the World Bank Social Protection and Jobs Practice. She works with country and sector teams across the World Bank, leading policy dialogue and analytic programs; supporting the design of investment financing projects; and developing and testing novel pilot approaches to create more jobs, connect people to jobs, and increase the quality of jobs. Eliana is also a non-resident Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA, Bonn). From 2019 to 2022, she was an Adjunct Lecturer at the Harvard Kennedy School. She holds an MPA in International Development and a PhD in Political Economy and Government (Economics) from Harvard University.
Recent work by Eliana Carranza
In Mexico, where formal jobs have low starting salaries which increase rapidly over time, temporary wage subsidies to young high school graduates...
Action plans are a cost-effective way to improve job search outcomes for unemployed youth
Energy-efficient technologies can mean more reliable electricity supply for everyone served by the same infrastructure whether or not they adopt the...
Youth skill assessment increased employment and earnings for treated workseekers by providing information to both them and prospective employers