Alessandro is conducting research on child poverty with a particular focus on Multiple Overlapping Deprivation Analysis (MODA). His research interests lie in child poverty reduction, agricultural and rural development, climate change and smallholders’ food security in low- and middle-income countries.
Alessandro is a quantitative researcher with 8 years of experience in applied agricultural and development economics. Prior to joining us he has worked for the Agricultural Development Economics Division of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) and the Universities of Florence and Tor Vergata. Alessandro holds a PhD in Development Economics from the University of Florence, a MSc in Agricultural Sciences from the same University and a MSc in Agricultural Economics from the University of Reading in UK