Holger Jara Tamayo

Holger Jara Tamayo

University of Essex

H. Xavier Jara works as a Research Fellow at the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Essex. He works in the fields of public and development economics and specializes in the study of poverty and inequality, the redistributive effect of tax-benefit policies, labour supply and well-being measurement. His recent work concentrates on the link between informality and inequality in Latin America with a focus on the role of public policies.