Mario Piacentini Analyst, PISA team, OECD Education and Skills Directorate
Mario Piacentini is an analyst in the PISA team of the OECD Education and Skills Directorate, where he is responsible for analysis of PISA data on adolescents’ well-being and for the assessment of Global Competence in PISA 2018. Before joining PISA, he worked for the Public Governance Directorate and the Statistics Directorate of the OECD, the University of Geneva and the World Bank. Mario led international measurement projects on gender, migration and entrepreneurship and authored several flagship reports, including a recent PISA publication on the education and social integration of immigrant students. He holds a PhD in economics from the University of Geneva – his doctoral research focused on the relationship between migration and education mobility. Mario has peer-reviewed articles on migration, education and urban economics.