Hugo Salas provides technical support to develop and improve poverty measurement tools. Previously, Hugo worked with IPA in Costa Rica as a Research Associate. He led a nationwide randomized evaluation to assess the impact of an early education intervention. Before that, he worked with IPA Peru and the Superintendency of Banking, Insurance and Private Pension Funds (SBS) on research projects related to financial inclusion. Hugo holds a BA in Public Policy from the Center for Research and Teaching in Economics (CIDE) in Mexico.