A New Social Contract for Peru: An Agenda for Improving Education, Health Care, and the Social Safety Net

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Betty Alvarado Pérez is an economist. She was a Fulbright Fellow and holds a Masters of Public Administration and a Masters of Philosophy (PhD [abd]) from New York Univer- sity. She has been a consultant to Peruvian national agencies and international bodies including the World Bank, the United States Agency for International Development, the Pan-American Health Organization, and the Inter-American Development Bank. She is a part-time professor and researcher at the Universidad del Pacífico in Lima. Her areas of interest are social and urban development, municipal finance, and fiscal decentralization.

Leah Belsky is a Junior Professional Associate at the World Bank. Before joining the Bank she was a Fellow in the Department of Clinical Bioethics at the National Institutes of Health. She has degrees from Brown University in Political Science and Human Biology and has performed research in Africa, East Asia, and throughout Latin America on gover- nance and bioethics.

Livia Benavides is a Senior Social Sectors Specialist at the World Bank. She holds a B.Sc. from Trinity College, an M.Sc. from MIT, and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Econom- ics from the University of London. She works mainly in Peru where she participates in the preparation and supervision of Projects in the Health, Education, and Social Protection Sec- tors. Prior to working for the Bank, she worked for the Pan-American Health Organization— Pan-American Center for Sanitary and Environmental Engineering, as an Environmental Health Specialist and as an independent consultant for various international organiza- tions. Her areas of interest include monitoring and evaluation of social sector policies and programs.

Daniel Cotlear is the team leader for the Renditión de Cuentas para la Reforma Social de Perú (RECURSO) Project leading to this book. He is an economist (PhD Oxford Uni- versity 1986; M.Phil. Oxford and Cambridge Universities; Bachelors Catholic University of Peru). He is currently Sector Leader in the World Bank’s Human Development Depart- ment covering the Andean Countries, and as such is in charge of coordinating all activ- ities in education, health, and social protection in Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. Prior to that, within the World Bank he was senior health economist and Task Manager of health projects in most South American countries. He has also served as macroecon- omist in the Central America Department and as an Agricultural Economist in the Southern and Eastern Africa Department. Before joining the Bank he was an advisor at the Ministry of Agriculture of Peru and author of a book on poverty reduction in the Peruvian Sierra.

Luis Crouch is senior economist (PhD Berkeley 1981) and currently Research Vice President at RTI International in North Carolina, USA. His areas of interest include edu- cation finance, indicators and statistics, and planning, particularly in decentralizing coun- tries. He has worked in almost all areas of the world, specializing more recently on South Africa, Indonesia, and Peru.

Pablo Lavado P. is an economist (BA Universidad del Pacifico 2003) and currently a Junior Professional Associate at the World Bank. Before joining the Bank he was Research Assistant in the Area of Social Policy and Human Development at the Universidad del Pacífico Research Center. He is currently a Teaching Assistant at the Department of

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