Dr Esteban Ortiz-Ospina

Senior Researcher

Dr Esteban Ortiz-Ospina is a Senior Researcher at Our World in Data, and he is also the Executive Co-director of Global Change Data Lab, the non-profit organization that publishes and maintains the website and the data tools that make our work possible.

Prior to joining the team at Our World in Data, Esteban was a Departmental Lecturer in Economics at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford. He also served as an advisor to the National Planning Department in Colombia, providing guidance on national policies focusing on internal displacement; and as a consultant to the Ministry of National Education, also in Colombia.

Esteban does research on economic development, the public sector, education, labour markets, and a wide range of related topics. Esteban completed his doctoral studies at the University of Oxford (DPhil Economics).