Development that Works
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    This blog highlights effective ideas in the fight against poverty and exclusion, and analyzes the impact of development projects in Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • Francisco Mejía

    Principal evaluation economist

    Francisco Mejía is a Principal evaluation economist at the Strategic Planning Department at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), based in Washington DC.

    At the IDB he has led the preparation of more than 25 transactions totaling over US$1 billion.

    Prior to joining the Bank, Francisco was the Director of the Center for Economic Development at the Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, the leading economic think tank and research institution in Colombia, and consulted for various international organizations.

    Francisco graduated in economics at the Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, and obtained an MBA from Georgetown University (Beta Gamma Sigma) and a M.Sc. in Economics from the London School of Economics, where he was awarded a British Council Scholarship.

    Francisco Mejía

    Published posts:

    An informal Uber?

    Date: Jan 13 2015
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    Replications and replies

    Date: Nov 20 2014
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    Informal sector: hidden capital or vampire?

    Date: Nov 12 2014
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    The mission

    Date: Nov 7 2014
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    Has civil service improved in Latin America?

    Date: Oct 31 2014
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