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Raissa Fabregas Robles Gil


Faculty Research AffiliatePh.D., Harvard University

Assistant Professor, LBJ School of Public Affairs
Raissa Fabregas Robles Gil

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Raissa Fabregas joined the LBJ School of Public Affairs as an assistant professor in 2018. She is an applied microeconomist with research interests in development and labor economics. Her work is primarily related to understanding constraints on learning and the accumulation of human capital in developing countries and evaluating interventions and policies that could mitigate those barriers.

In the past, Dr. Fabregas has worked for the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) in Cape Town, South Africa and Santiago, Chile and for Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) in Busia, Kenya, where she managed several randomized controlled trials of development projects. She is a scholarship recipient of Mexico’s National Council on Science and Technology.

Dr. Fabregas holds a B.A. in Economics from McGill University (2008), an MSc in Development Economics from the University of Oxford (2009) and a Ph.D. in Public Policy from Harvard University (2018).

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