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Iza Lejárraga is a Senior Policy Analyst/Lead Manager at OECD, where she has been responsible for leading analytical work on regional trade agreements, services trade and investment, and small and medium-sized enterprises. Prior to joining the OECD, she worked as a Research Economist with the African Development Bank, in the Regional Integration and Trade Department as well as under the Office of the Chief Economist. Previously she also worked for the International Trade Department of the World Bank and for the Trade Unit of the Organization of American States in Washington, D.C. She holds a Master’s degree in Economics and International Development from Harvard University, where she has also been a Visiting Scholar at the Center for International Development.