Maria Filipa Seara e Pereira

Maria Filipa is currently a doctoral student at Purdue University and a research assistant at the Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP). She worked as a consultant in the World Bank’s Trade and Regional Integration Unit. Maria works mainly on topics of international trade and international development, particularly in modeling, trade policy, and the distributional effects of trade and global value chains. She has participated in several World Bank publications, including “World Development Report 2020: Trading for Development in the Age of Global Value Chains” and the “Western Balkans Regular Economic Report.” She holds a master’s degree in international policy and practice with a specialization in economics and international trade from the George Washington University and a master’s degree in political science from the Catholic University of Portugal.