Alessandro Maffioli

Chief, Development Effectiveness Division, Inter-American Investment Corporation

Alessandro Maffioli is the Chief of the Development Effectiveness Division (DVF) at the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC), where he oversees and coordinates the organisation’s development effectiveness agenda. Previously he worked as a Principal Economist in the Competitiveness and Innovation Division (CTI) at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), where he coordinated the work on impact evaluation in the area of production development, innovation and entrepreneurship. During his twelve-year experience at the IDB, Alessandro coordinated several impact evaluations of projects in the areas of agricultural development, science and technology, SMEs’ productivity and access to credit.

Prior to joining the IDB in 2004, Alessandro spent five years at the Center for Research on Latin American and Transition Economies (ISLA) of Bocconi University, where he focused his research on economics of innovation and regional economics. Alessandro holds a Ph.D. in Economics of Production and Development from the University of Insubria in Italy. His research focuses on the impacts of production development policies and he has published various papers and articles on the subject.

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  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey