Emilia joined UNICEF's Office of Research – Innocenti in February 2015. She is a member of the team responsible for analysis and production of UNICEF Report Card on child well-being in rich countries. She specialised in Social Policy Design and Financing as a part of her Master in Public Policy and Human Development, and has a BA in Economics and Development Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. Her previous experience includes time spent in Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER) and United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD). Together with a team, she won United Nation University competition for project funding and has been selected to lead the research for Overseas Development Assistance Campaign "Inside the Black Box" that was launched in early April 2014. Emilia’s research interest include poverty analysis, income inequality, income mobility, microsimulation and effectiveness of tax-benefit systems.