Ana Revenga is the Director of Poverty Reduction and Equity group at the World Bank and Co-Director of the 2012 World Development Report on Gender Equality and Development. Between 2005 and 2008, she was Lead Economist for Human Development and Manager, Labor and Social Protection, in the East Asia and the Pacific region. Prior to joining the World Bank, she worked in the Research Department of Central Bank of Spain and taught labor and international economics at the Centro de Estudios Monetarios and Financieros. She has published extensively on poverty, labor and trade issues, and has worked across a broad spectrum of low, middle and high income countries in Asia, Europe, Latin America, and North America. She was one of the authors of the 1995 World Development Report (Workers in an Integrating World) and contributed to the 2006 World Development Report (Equity and Development). She has a PhD in Economics from Harvard University and a degree in Human Rights from the Law Faculty, at the University of Geneva.