HHB welcomes Nobuo Yoshida - senior economist of the Poverty Reduction and Equity Group (PRMPR) at the World Bank - as a HHB Fellow. Dr. Yoshida holds a Ph.D. in economics from Boston University. His major areas of interest include poverty measurement, small area estimation of poverty, vulnerability and social protection. He was a member of technical working group for creating the World Bank Group’s twin goals and engaged in the evaluation of various options.
Prof. Gornick received a PhD in political economy and government from Harvard University. Her research is on comparative social welfare policy, and concerns variation across high- and middle-income countries. Much of her work considers the effects of social policy on women’s status in the labor market, on the economic well-being of families, and, most recently, on income inequality. Her books include Gender Equality: Transforming Family Divisions of Labor (2009), with Marcia Meyers et al.; Families That Work: Policies for Reconciling Parenthood and Employment (2003), coauthored with Meyers; and Income Inequality: Economic Disparities and the Middle Class in Affluent Countries (2013), coedited with Markus Jäntti.
Prof. De Corso is Academic Coordinator of the PhD course Model Based Public Planning Policy Design and Management and visiting Professor at ISPI Milan and Collegio di Milano. He has been Professor at the Central University of Venezuela (UCV) and worked also for the Central Bank of Venezuela. He collaborates with the economic history review Tiempo & Economia and has made contributions to MOxLAD database. His research is focused on historical national accounting. Giuseppe holds a PhD from the Simon Bolivar University Venezuela.
HHB welcomes Matteo Gomellini - Economist at the Bank of Italy in the Directorate of Structural Economic Analysis, Division of Economic history and historical archives - as a HHB Fellow.
He holds a PhD in Economic Sciences from the University of Rome La Sapienza. His main research interests are related to the economic history of Italy. In particular, his studies are focused on the following topics: international and internal migration, international trade, industrial location and the evolution of regional divides, the economics of Italian cities. Lately he started working on the impact of railroads on economic growth.