Daniele Checchi is currently Professor of Economics at the University of Milan (Italy). He studied Economics at the Bocconi University in Milan and the LSE where he received his masters degree in 1985. He obtained his PhD from University of Siena in 1987. He worked and taught at the University of Brescia (1988-92) and the University of Milano-Bicocca (1992-2000) and held visiting positions at Universiteit Maastricht (2006-2009), Universitè Catolique de Louvain (2008), Universidad Autonoma Barcelona (2008), Boston College (2007), University of York (2006), University of Leicester (2006), University College Dublin (2005).
His current research interests include the economics of education, intergenerational mobility, labour market institutions and union density.
Among others, Daniele Checchi has published in journals such as American Journal of British Journal of Industrial Relations, Economics and Sociology, Applied Economics, Economic Policy, Economics Letters, Economica, Economics and Politics, International Journal of Manpower, International Review of Applied Economics, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of European Economic Association, Journal of International Development, Jounral of Development Studies, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Economic Inequality, Open Economies Review, Research in Inequality, Weltwirtschftliches Archiv.
He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in July 2003.