Daniele Checchi is an economist. He is Professor of Economics at the University of Milan in Italy, currently on leave from university duties, working at Italian National agency for the Evaluation of the University system. He holds a MA in Economic and Social Disciplines at Bocconi University (Milan), a M.Sc. degree in Economics at London School of Economics (London, UK) and a PhD in Economics awarded by University of Siena.
He also worked, among other duties, as consultant for the European Commission coordinating the Milan unit under the GINI project “Growing inequalities’ impacts” and was member, over the last five years, of several national committees appointed by the Italian Ministry of Labour.
As Director of the Luxembourg Office of LIS, he oversees all aspects of LIS’ work, including its administrative, management, development, and data production functions.
His research interests, published in journals like Economic Policy, Journal of Public Economics, European Sociological Review etc., span from inequalities in educational attainments to educational policies, from wage inequalities to the role of labour market institutions in shaping inequalities of opportunities.