Lina Cardona Sosa
Economist, Poverty and Equity Global Practice at the World Bank
Lina Cardona-Sosa is an Economist working at the Poverty and Equity Global Practice at the World Bank.
Her work focuses on the impact evaluation of social programs, poverty and inequality. She has a particular focus on Colombia, India and Eastern Africa. She is currently working on long term impacts of cash transfer programs and financial education in Colombia, early childhood programs in India and Ghana and on determinants of poverty persistence in Malawi.
Recent work by Lina Cardona Sosa
The long-term effects of conditional cash transfer programmes: Evidence from Colombia
Conditional cash transfer programmes can have long-term benefits by reducing crime, lowering adolescent fertility and increasing school attendance as...
Orazio Attanasio Lina Cardona Sosa Carlos Medina Costas Meghir Christian Posso Bibiana Taboada
Preschool quality and child development: Evidence from Colombia
Interventions that only provide material resources to preschools may fail to achieve any benefits, and have unintended negative consequences, if...
Alison Andrew Orazio Attanasio Raquel Bernal Lina Cardona Sosa Sonya Krutikova Marta Rubio-Codina