Labour Market Economist specialized in skills at the OECD, Paris

United States, 2009

Patricia Navarro-Palau is a Labour Market Economist at the ELS Skills Team of the OECD, where she analyses adult learning systems and how they adapt to labour market trends. Recent projects include the development of a skills profiling tool, the analysis of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on career guidance systems and the identification of innovations in adult learning systems. Prior to joining the OECD, Patricia worked in the Education Division of the Inter-American Development Bank, specializing in Technical and Vocational Education and Training, after working at CRA International and NERA Economic Consulting. Patricia holds a PhD in Economics from Columbia University, where she specialized in Education and Labour Economics, and an MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics.

The fellowship of Patrícia

United States, 2009

Studies pursued with the fellowship


Type of studies


Host university or research centre

Columbia University, New York, NY

Speciality of studies pursued with the fellowship

General economics

Home university

Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Home speciality

General economics

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