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Marco Montanari

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Marco Montanari is an economist in the Future of Work and Education team in JRC-Brussels.

He has been working in the European Commission since 2009, first as Economic Analyst in the Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs and subsequently as Policy Analyst in the Directorate-General for Education, Youth, Sports and Culture. He joined the JRC in June 2020.

Before moving to the European Commission, he worked as a temporary researcher and lecturer at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Italy) in the areas of international economics and European integration.

Marco holds a Msc in European Studies from the London School of Economics (2003) and a PhD in Economics from the University of Bologna (2007).

His research interests focus on the economic analysis of education policies, in particular in the areas of quality, inclusiveness and investment.