Prof. De Corso is Academic Coordinator of the PhD course Model Based Public Planning Policy Design and Management and visiting Professor at ISPI Milan and Collegio di Milano. He has been Professor at the Central University of Venezuela (UCV) and worked also for the Central Bank of Venezuela. He collaborates with the economic history review Tiempo & Economia and has made contributions to MOxLAD database. His research is focused on historical national accounting. Giuseppe holds a PhD from the Simon Bolivar University Venezuela.
HHB welcomes Matteo Gomellini - Economist at the Bank of Italy in the Directorate of Structural Economic Analysis, Division of Economic history and historical archives - as a HHB Fellow.
He holds a PhD in Economic Sciences from the University of Rome La Sapienza. His main research interests are related to the economic history of Italy. In particular, his studies are focused on the following topics: international and internal migration, international trade, industrial location and the evolution of regional divides, the economics of Italian cities. Lately he started working on the impact of railroads on economic growth.
His research interests are in the areas of poverty, food security, agriculture and rural development, as well as data collection methods and measurement issues. As part of the LSMS activities, Dr. Carletto is also coordinating a large methodological research program on the improvement of productivity measurement in agriculture, as well as a new research program on poverty and food security measurement. He has previously worked for various UN agencies and for the International Food Policy Research Institute.
HHB welcomes Marco Mira d'Ercole - Head of the Division for Household Statistics and Progress Measurement in the Statistics Directorate of the OECD - as a HHB Fellow.
He has worked on measures of well-being, income distribution and various aspects of social policies He was editor of the 2010 edition of the OECD Factbook and of the 2005 and 2007 editions of Society at a Glance and was among the main contributors of the OECD report Growing Unequal?, 2008. He has been one of the “rapporteurs” of the Commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress established by President Sarkozy in early 2008 and one of the contributors of the 2011 Canberra Group Handbook on Household Income Statistics. He holds a degree in Economics from the University of Modena and a MPhil from Oxford University and has also spent two years at the International Monetary Fund.