The COVID-19 pandemic has had an immense impact on people around the world, affecting every aspect of their lives, mostly in a negative way. In Latin America and the Caribbean, most governments have made controlling the spread of the new coronavirus a principal goal. Despite investing immense effort and resources in containing transmission, however, they have been unable to … [Read more...] about Behavioral Economics and the Fight against COVID-19
Indhira Ramirez is an economist specialized in behavioral sciences working at the IDB Behavioral Economics Group with a focus on Caribbean countries. She holds a master's degree in behavioral sciences from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a bachelor's degree in economics from the Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo. With more than seven years of experience in international development, she has held research roles in applied economics in the areas of health, social protection, labor markets, and education at the World Bank and the IDB.