Mario Biggeri

Development Economist, Researcher and Lecturer

University of Florence, Faculty of Economics

Department of Economics, University of Florence
Via delle Pandette, 9
Florence 50127
Mario Biggeri holds a Ph.D. from the University of Siena, Italy, a M.Sc. from the University of Reading (UK), and a B.A. from the University of Florence, Italy. He is a researcher and lecturer in Development Economics in the Department of Economics at the University of Florence. He is vice-coordinator for the Ph.D. in Politics and Economics for Developing Countries.

Mr. Biggeri was a consultant for the UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre (IRC) on a project titled "Home Based Workers and Child Labour in Manufacturing Processes in South and Southeast Asia" (Oct. 2000-Oct. 2002), and for the ILO / UNICEF / World Bank Project Understanding Children's Work (Nov. 2002-Nov. 2003). He has also been consultant of the Institute for Industrial Development Policy (Universities of Birmingham (UK), Ferrara (Italy) and Wisconsin-Milwaukee (USA)) and of the Istituto Agronomico per l'Oltremare (Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs).

He is coordinator of the thematic group of Human Development Capability Association on "Children's capabilities", and coordinator of the project: "Children Conceptualising Their Priorities: Developing a Bottom-Up Strategy for Understanding Childhood and Children's Well-Being".

Focus: Development, Human Rights, Jobs, Trade, Italy, Europe

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Last Updated: Dec 06, 2007

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