Founder, Co-Director and Senior Research Fellow
Chiara Binelli received her Ph.D. in Economics from University College London (UK, 2009). She is an assistant professor in economics at the University of Milan Bicocca, an associate member of the European Development Research Network, and a research fellow of the Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis. She has been an Assistant Professor at the University of Southampton; a Visiting Assistant Professor at Bocconi University (Italy); a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the University of Oxford (UK) and Nuffield College; a Research Scholar and a Research Associate at Center for the Evaluation of Development Policies, Institute for Fiscal Studies (UK); a Visiting Researcher at the Croft Institute for International Studies, University of Mississippi (USA). Her early research and publications focus primarily on school choices, quality of education, informal labour markets, and returns to schooling in Latin America. Her current research focuses on the study of economic and social inequality, and on youth unemployment. Her research has been published in the Review of Economic Dynamics, the Economics of Education Review, World Development, and the B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics. At the Center, she is responsible for organizing the research agenda and peer-review process within Economics, CeRSP’s public face (i.e. website, press releases), and the daily management.
Research Fields: Labor and Development Economics; Economics of Education; Applied Micro Econometrics.
Curriculum Vitae: (PDF)