Cheti Nicoletti (BSc Padova, MA Louvain-la-Neuve, PhD Florence) has been a Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics and Related Studies at the University of York since January 2012. Previously she has worked for ten years at the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Essex, where she continues to be a Research Associate. She is also a research associate of CHILD-Collegio Carlo Alberto (Torino).

The output from her work has been published in journal articles in leading peer-reviewed international journals, including the Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics and Journal of Applied Econometrics. Her most recent work includes a series of papers on inequality in pupil’s educational attainments, on the effect of school and parental investments on children’s cognitive development and on wage inequalities for disable and ethnic minorities.

She joined the IZA network as a Research Fellow in August 2014.