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Staff Biography

[Photo: Renata LEMOS]  Renata LEMOS
Research Associate - Growth
Email: rlemos@worldbank.org

World Bank


Renata Lemos is an Economist at the World Bank and a Research Associate at the Centre for Economic Performance at the LSE. Before joining the World Bank, Renata was a Lecturer in the Economics Department at Stanford University, a Researcher at the Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and a Research Associate at Harvard Business School. She completed her PhD at Jesus College, University of Cambridge.

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Renata's research interests include topics in managerial and organizational economics, labour economics, economics of education, and development economics, with a focus on exploring differences between high, middle, and low income countries. She works on three large initiatives: the Ownership Survey, the World Management Survey and the Executive Time Use Survey.


  • 2010-2015: Ph.D University of Cambridge
  • 2007-2008: MPhil University of Cambridge
  • 2002-2007: Double B.A. University of Washington

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