Economist, Africa Region Gender Innovation Lab
World Bank

Diego Ubfal is an Economist at the Africa Region Gender Innovation Lab of the World Bank. His research interests include entrepreneurship with focus on business training, soft-skills development, networks and innovation; human capital formation and the transition from school to work; financial access, and attitudes towards minorities.

He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Buenos Aires, a Master's degree from the University of San Andrés, and a PhD from the University of California, Los Angeles. He was previously a Fulbright scholar and taught courses on Impact Evaluation and Development Economics at Bocconi University and Columbia University.