Previously, Pablo served as Practice Manager for the Macroeconomic and Fiscal Management Global Practice (GP) and as Sector Manager for the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management (PREM) department covering East Africa. He was also Practice Manager for the Poverty GP covering all Sub-Saharan Africa, PREM Lead Economist and Sector Leader for Brazil, Senior Economist at the Latin America and Caribbean Chief Economist Office and the Finance and Private Sector Development Department, and Economist at the Development Economics Research Group.

In his various previous postings, he has been responsible for delivering a large number of analytical and lending projects. Mr. Fajnzylber holds a PhD in economics from Michigan State University and has published extensively on a variety of development topics. In addition to authoring multiple World Bank reports, his work has been published in various professional journals, including the Journal of Development Economics, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Law and Economics, European Economic Review, World Development, Journal of Development Studies, and the World Bank Economic Review among others.