Josette Arévalo is an Economics Specialist at the Office of Evaluation and Oversight of the IDB. She has a PhD in Public Policy and Administration at the George Washington University. Josette has a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Finance, a master’s degree in Development Economics, and a master’s degree in Public Policy. Josette has vast experience in monitoring an evaluation in the public sector, academia, and international organizations, and has taught undergraduate and graduate M&E and research methods courses. She has led evaluations involving initiatives in several Latin American countries and has managerial experience from her work as the Executive Director of the National Institute of Educational Assessment of Ecuador. Josette is actively engaged with evaluation capacity development international initiatives.