Carlo Azzarri is a current member of the HarvestChoice team. Prior to joining IFPRI, Carlo was a team member of the Living Standard Measurements Study (LSMS) of the research group (poverty and inequality) at the World Bank. He was also a member of the Rural Income Generating Activities (RIGA) team at FAO, where he served as consultant on agricultural development research topics, analyzing data and co-authoring research papers.
In his works he studied poverty, nutrition, food security, agriculture, and migration, carrying on micro as well as macroeconomic analysis, both at a quantitative (through statistical and econometric analysis) and a qualitative level. He has extensive experience in analyzing household survey microdata and indicators, computing indices, managing large databases, and writing reports and papers.
Carlo received the Ph.D. and Master’s degree in Economics from University of Rome -Tor Vergata-, and th-e BA in Economics and Business from University of Rome -La Sapienza.