Tedesco Ilaria
Policy Officer - Economist
At FAO since:
Key areas of expertise and work:

Macroeconomics and Development Economics, Econometrics.

Data collection and analysis for micro socio-economic (e.g. using surveys) and macro analysis; policy impact analysis; preparation of technical papers on selected development paradigms and policy issues; field experience for capacity building in Syria.

For her dissertation she is studying the effect if international development policies on the growth process in developing countries, assessing in particular the impact of foreign aid volatility and the role of supporting agriculture.

Previous posts:
Intern (2005, TCAS), Consultant (2006, ESAC; 2007, TCSP in Syria; 2009 TCSP).
Graduated in Economics (Università Bocconi, Milan); MSc in Territorial Marketing (Universitá Cattolica, Piacenza). PhD candidate in Economics at the University of Rome Tor Vergata and visiting scholar at Columbia University, New York.