MSc in Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science; PhD in Economics, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris. Former: Head of Division and Editor, OECD Employment Outlook, OECD; Labour Market Adviser and Lead Economist, World Bank. Currently, Director for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs (DELSA), OECD. Professor, PhD Course on Applied Macroeconomics, Institute for Advanced Studies (IMT), Lucca. Chair, Global Agenda Council on Employment, World Economic Forum. Author of articles in scientific/referred journals such as American Economic Review, the Economic Journal, Economic Policy, Labour Economics and the International Journal of Industrial Organisation.