Gabriela Smarrelli is a senior research associate at the Center for Global Development’s global education program. Gabriela’s primary research fields include development economics, economics of education and public service delivery in low-middle-income countries. Her work currently investigates the barriers to human capital formation, particularly those imposed by the prevalence of school violence and restrictive social norms. Gabriela holds a PhD from the University of Oxford, an MPA in Public and Economic Policy from the London School of Economics and a B.A. in Economics from Universidad del Pacifico in Peru. Before joining CGD, she worked at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, Oxford Policy Management, and Apoyo Consultoria.
Personal website: www.gabrielasmarrelli.com