Policy Manager

Barbara Sparrow works as Policy Manager at IPA Peru. Before working for IPA, she worked as coordinator of the Ministry of Education of Peru’s Innovation Lab (MineduLAB), an innovation lab created with the support of J-PAL and IPA that pilots and evaluates the effectiveness of low-cost education innovations within the government of Peru. She has also worked as a Consultant and Assistant Researcher at GRADE, where she managed a project to develop evidence-based innovations to fight corruption and worked in research projects in fields such as labor economics, social policy and institutional analysis. She holds an MSc in Economics and Finance from the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics and a BSc in Economics from Universidad del Pacífico.