Carmen Pagés is the chief of the Labor Markets and Social Security Division at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) where she leads the knowledge and operative agenda in employment and pensions. Previously, she worked as the principal research economist in the Research Department of the IDB, where she led important publications such as The Age of Productivity: Transforming Economies from the Bottom Up. She is also the author of the book Law and Employment: Lessons from Latin America and the Caribbean, co-written with the Nobel Laureate in Economics, James Heckman. Pagés has published extensively in leading academic and policy journals in the areas of labour markets, social security and productivity. Recently, she has also co-authored several publications about the future of work.
Pagés-Serra was an event speaker at the Dialogue.