Renata Lemos is a Senior Economist at the World Bank Education Global Practice. Her current work focuses on providing research-driven policy advice and support on public sector management to governments in Latin American countries. More broadly, her interests include topics in the intersection of managerial and organizational economics and development economics. Before joining the World Bank, she was a Lecturer in the Economics Department at Stanford University and a Research Associate at the Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and at Harvard Business School (PhD at Jesus College, University of Cambridge). She is also affiliated with the Centre for Economic Performance (CEP-LSE), the International Growth Centre (IGC), the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR).