Lucia Perez Villar

Lucia Perez Villar is an Economist at the Rwanda Development Board. She previously worked on the Policy Dialogue Initiative on Global Value Chains, Production Transformation and Development at the OECD Development Centre which she joined in 2015 as a Young Professional. She is working exploring how countries can implement effective policies to promote development in open economies through peer learning and multi-stakeholder policy dialogue. Previously she was a PhD candidate and a research assistant at the Kiel Institute for the World  Economy, where she conducted empirical analysis on knowledge transfer in global value chains and host country effects of FDI. Lucia Perez Villar, a Spanish national, holds a Master’s degree in International Economics from the Autonoma University of  Madrid and an Advanced Studies Diploma in International Economic Policy Research from the Kiel Institute for the World Economy.

Content by Lucia Perez Villar
  • Blog post

    Does South-South FDI Pay?

    Can South-South FDI, or investment flows between institutionally comparable partners better stimulate growth through backward linkages? When it comes to foreign direct investment, much of the concern both in the public and in the academic community centres on investment flows moving from developed to developing countries, but there is now an increasing trend of...

    31 May 2016 | Lucia Perez Villar, Adnan Seric, Christiane Krieger-Boden