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Erick Baumgartner is a PhD candidate in Economics at Bocconi University, Italy. His research interests lie in the intersection of Development, Labor and Political Economics. His work is aimed at evaluating social policy and the institutional framework on which these policies are decided, attempting to propose measures that can improve the efficiency of the policy decision process, its targeting, and allocation. Before joining the PhD program, Erick worked as Research Field Coordinator at the Development Impact Evaluation group (DIME) at the World Bank, supporting randomized controlled trials in Brazil, Mexico, and Mozambique.