Paolo Sestito

Current Positions:
Banca d’Italia, Director, Deputy Head of the Department for Structural Economic Analysis
INVALSI (Institute for the Assessment of Italian Schools), National Commissioner
Formerly:
Economic Adviser to the Italian Minister of Labour: in charge of public policies monitoring and evaluation (2000-06)
Economic Adviser in the DG ECFIN of the  EC, Brussels (1997-99)
Other relevant international positions:
Since 2008: Chairman of the OECD PIAAC (Programme for International Assessment of Adult Competencies) Board of Participating Countries
2006-2008: Chairman of the OECD Employment and Social Affairs Committee
2001-2006: Chairman  of the OECD Working Group on Employment  supervising the publication of the yearly OECD, Employment Outlook.
He has extensively published in academic Journals. He is the author of several books:
Le vie dello sviluppo. Dall’analisi del dualismo territoriale una proposta per il Mezzogiorno, Bologna, il Mulino, 1991.    with Giorgio Bodo
Taxation, Welfare and the Crisis of Unemployment in Europe, Cheltenham (UK), Edward Elgar, 2001  -  edited with Marco Buti and Hans Wijkander
Il mercato del lavoro in Italia. Com’è. Come sta cambiando, Bari, Laterza, 2002
Pension systems. Beyond Mandatory Retirement, Cheltenham (UK), Edward Elgar, 2005  -  edited with Elsa Fornero
Disoccupati in Italia. Tra Stato, Regioni e cacciatori di teste, Bologna, il Mulino, 2006; with Salvatore Pirrone
Il capitale umano, Bologna, il Mulino, 2010,    with Piero Cipollone
I servizi pubblici locali, Bologna, il Mulino, 2010 – edited with Magda Bianco
Il capitale sociale, Roma, Donzelli, 2011 – edited with Guido De Blasio