Research Manager
Colombia

Laura Vargas manages a portfolio of research projects at IPA Colombia. During her time at IPA, she has managed a wide variety of research projects focusing primarily on the migration sector and other topics such as early childhood development and education. Before this position, Laura worked at the National Statistics Office of Colombia as a Director Advisor as well as leading the Poverty Group on the estimation of poverty measures in Colombia. She holds a BA and an MS in Economics from Javeriana University and an MS in Economics of Public Policy from Barcelona School of Economics.