Chiara Binelli received her Ph.D. in Economics from the University College London. She is Founder and Co-Director of the Center for Research and Social Progress and Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Bologna. She has been Associate Professor at the University of Milano-Bicocca, Assistant Professor at the University of Southampton, Visiting Assistant Professor at Bocconi University, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the University of Oxford and Nuffield College, Research Scholar and Research Associate at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, and Visiting Researcher at the Croft Institute for International Studies at the University of Mississippi and at the European University Institute. Her early research focused on returns to schooling, quality of education, informal labor markets, social inequality, employment and earnings’ expectations. More recently, she has been working on using data science to address policy-relevant questions such as climate change. She has published in several international journals such as the Review of Economic Dynamics, Social Indicators Research, the Economics of Education Review, and World Development.