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Yuliet Verbel is the 2022 Winter Intern of the IDB Behavioral Economics Group. She is a Ph.D. candidate in Economics at the University of Nottingham. She holds a Master’s in Economics in Public Policy and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Universidad del Rosario, Colombia.