Juan P. Farah Yacoub

Fellow, Olin Center for Law, Economics and Business at Harvard Law School

Juan P. Farah Yacoub is currently a fellow at the Olin Center for Law, Economics and Business at the Harvard Law School. He is also a joint Juris Doctor and Master in Public Administration in International Development (JD & MPA/ID) at the Harvard Law and Kennedy Schools. While on leave from his graduate studies he served as economist and advisor at the World Bank Chief Economist and Senior Vice-President’s office during 2020-22. Prior to the World Bank he worked at the International Monetary Fund, the International Finance Corporation, the Potomac Group, Keystone Strategy, and Goldman Sachs & Co. His areas of focus are macroeconomics, international finance, and financial and sovereign debt crises; covering these topics from both law and economics lenses.