Maria Filipa Seara e Pereira

Consultant, Trade Regional Integration Unit (ETIRI), World Bank

Maria Filipa Seara e Pereira is a consultant in ETIRI. She works mainly on topics of international trade and international development, particularly in modeling, trade policy, and the distributional effects of trade and global value chains. She has participated in several World Bank publications, including The African Continental Free Trade Area, Economic and Distributional effects, Trading for Development in the Age of Global Value Chains and Western Balkans Regular Economic Report. Before joining the World Bank, she worked for the Embassy of Portugal in the United States as an economic affairs research assistant following the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership agreement and several anti-dumping cases. She holds a master’s degree in international policy and practice, with economics and international trade specialization, from the George Washington University and a master’s degree in political science from the Catholic University of Portugal.

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