Maria Marta Ferreyra
Published April 11, 2013
Updated April 8, 2021

Maria Marta Ferreyra (fuh-RAY-ruh) is a senior economist at the Office of the Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean of the World Bank. She was previously a professor of economics at Carnegie Mellon University.

At the World Bank she is co-leading a comprehensive study on higher education in Latin America. She is also investigating the effects of teacher market reform in primary and secondary education, and of early childhood education programs.

Her research has been published in journals such as the American Economic Review, the Journal of Public Economics and the American Economic Journal-Economic Policy.

Expertise: Economics, microeconomics, economics of education, large-scale education reforms, school finance reform, school voucher programs, charter schools, incentives in the teacher market

Location: Washington, D.C.


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