LAURA JAITMAN is the G20 Finance Deputy at the Argentine Ministry of Treasury. In this role, Laura leads the G20 Finance Deputies under Argentina's G20 Presidency. Laura is responsible for the direction of work across a broad range of topics including the global economy, international financial architecture, financial regulation and international taxation. Laura also has carriage of advancing the Presidency's priorities of the future of work and infrastructure.
Previously she was an Economist at the Research Department of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). Her principal areas of research are the economics of crime, development economics, and political economy. Before joining the IDB, she worked for a decade as a consultant to the World Bank, the IDB, and J-PAL in the evaluation of public policies in different countries of Latin America. Laura Jaitman holds a Ph.D. in Economics from University College London. Her work was published in international peer reviewed journals such as the Economic Journal, and the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, among others.