Elena Meschi received her B.Sc. in Economics from Bocconi University, Milan, in 2004 with a final dissertation on the impact of FDI on economic growth in Middle East and North Africa countries. In 2005, she attained an M.Sc. in Economics from University of Ancona, where she is currently a PhD student. She visited the Birkbeck College, University of London, from September 2005 to July 2006. In October 2006 she joined CSGR as a research assistant involved in the EU-funded INEQ project.
Her research interests include development, labour and international economics and applied microeconometrics.In particular, she is currently working on the impact of globalisation on within-country income inequality in EU neighbouring developing countries.