Adriana Camacho received her Ph.D. in Economics from Brown University in 2007. She is an Associate Professor at the Economics Department from Universidad de Los Andes (Bogotá, Colombia). She is an academic advisor for several ongoing projects led by the Direction of Impact Evaluation and Policy Learning at CAF. She served for the Colombian Government as Director of Monitoring and Evaluation of Public Policies at the Department of National Planning and she is a member of the Poverty commission for the Department of Statistics in Colombia. She has held visiting research positions at Center for Global Development (Washington DC), World Bank- Latin America Chief Economist office (Washington DC), DIW (Berlin). She was the editor of the Desarrollo y Sociedad Journal and now serves as invited editor for the Latin American Economic Review. She has carried out evaluations of social programs and their direct impacts on health and education, as well as its indirect effects on informality, political participation, and crime, among others. She has studied the impact of the conflict on health, demographics, and business activity. Her research has been published in the following international journals: American Economic Review pp, American Economic Journal: Policy, World Bank Economic Review, Economic Development and Cultural Change, Journal of Health Economics, World Development, Journal of Conflict Resolution, and The Lancet.