Senior Research Economist, World Bank; Associate Professor at Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics; CEPR Research Fellow
Joana Silva is a Senior Research Economist at the World Bank and an Associate Professor at Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics. Joana is Research Fellow of CEPR. Her research has been published at American Economic Review, Journal of International Economics, Economics Letters and Review of World Economics. Her main research interests are Applied Economics, International Economics, Development Economics, Labor Economics and Public. She has a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Nottingham.
Recent work by Joana Silva
Cash transfer programmes can stimulate the local economy: Evidence from Brazil
In addition to their impact on poverty, cash transfers can have positive spillovers to the local economy
Articles : Macroeconomics & Growth
Upgrading outputs means upgrading inputs
Success when exporting to richer countries requires upgrading the quality of products, but also of inputs