Ildo Lautharte Junior

Ildo Lautharte Junior is an Economist at the World Bank Group. His Ph.D. was concluded on March 2018 at University of Cambridge (UK). Until early 2019, he was a research associate at University College London where he lectured and researched on health economics and microeconometrics. His research focuses on the impacts of Zika outbreak on family planning, the effects of crime exposure on birth outcomes and the consequences of disclosing information to patients.

Content by Ildo Lautharte Junior
  • Blog post

    From Zika to COVID-19: Can we learn lessons across pandemics?

    Evidence gathered during the course of the Zika outbreak in the Americas in 2015 provides important lessons for policymakers in today’s COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought social life and economic activity to a near halt in most countries around the globe. Viruses and viral outbreaks have shaped the course of human history, with COVID-19 representing the...

    15 Apr 2020 | Ildo Lautharte Junior, Imran Rasul