Social and Economic Policy Researcher
Margherita Squarcina conducts quantitative analysis on child poverty. Her work supports the development of new methodologies for child poverty research, government engagement and research uptake as well as data analysis on monetary and multidimensional child deprivations. Prior to joining UNICEF, she has worked for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) and for the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). She is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Development Economics, and she expects to defend her Ph.D. thesis in early 2023. She holds a M.Sc. in Development Economics from the University of Florence.