Job title: Director of Outreach
Monica is Director of Outreach at OPHI, and has been working at OPHI since 2014. She leads the outreach team in supporting governments in building national multidimensional poverty indices in Latin America, East Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
From 2016 to 2018 she was a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Universidad de los Andes and remains there as an Assistant Professor. She is a trained Physiotherapist.
Disability; multidimensional poverty; inequality; health economics.
PhD in Social Policy, University of Birmingham
MA in Economics, Universidad del Rosario
MA in Health Economics, Policy and Law, Erasmus University, Rotterdam
Pinilla-Roncancio, M. and Alkire, S. (2020) ‘How Poor Are People with Disabilities? Evidence based on the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index’. Journal of Disability Policy Studies, doi: 10.1177/1044207320919942.
Carreo, A. et al. (2019). ‘Child vs. Household MPIs in Colombia: Do they Identify the Same Children as Multidimensionally Poor?’ Child Indicators Research, vol. 13, pp. 777–799.