Francesco Avvisati



Francesco currently works on analysis, research and coordination of the Innovation Strategy for Education and Training project, that examines links between innovation and education: What kind of skills and education are needed in innovative societies? How can innovation be fostered and measured in the education sector for improved learning outcomes, equity or cost-efficiency?

Past experience

Francesco joined CERI in 2010, after completing a PhD at the Paris School of Economics. His research centred on the benefits of parental involvement programmes for school achievement and behaviour of middle school students.


Prior to joining the OECD, Francesco Avvisati worked as a researcher and lecturer at the Paris School of Economics, at the French Ministry of Labour, and has been a member of the “Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab - Europe”. Francesco Avvisati holds a PhD in Economics from the Paris School of Economics, a Bachelor in Economics from the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna (Pisa, Italy), and is an alumnus of the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris.


Contact information

2, rue André Pascal
75775 Paris, Cedex 16
Telephone : 33-1 45 24 17 61
Fax: 33-1 44 30 63 94


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