Douglas Barrios

Douglas Barrios

Director, Policy Research
Douglas Barrios

Douglas Barrios joined Harvard's Growth Lab as a Research Fellow in 2013.

Before joining CID he worked in McKinsey’s Bogotá office as a Public Sector Specialist where he served public and social sector organizations throughout Latin America in a broad set of topics ranging from ICT promotion strategies to education policy design. Other previous experience include serving as an external policy adviser for local governments as well as political campaigns in Venezuela.

His research interests are focused on urban dynamics, natural resource extraction and rent management, behavioral economics and the political economics behind policy design.

He holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics from the Universidad Metropolitana (Venezuela) and a Masters in Public Administration and International Development at the Harvard Kennedy School (MPA-ID 2012).

Current Research/Projects Areas of Expertise
Venezuela Growth Diagnostics
Western Australia Subnational Growth Diagnostics
  Economic Diversification Strategies
Policy Design

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Center for International Development
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