Romina Boarini

Director, WISE Centre, OECD,

Romina Boarini is the Director of the OECD WISE Centre.

Before that, she headed the Monitoring Well-Being and Progress Section of the OECD Statistics Directorate. She was mainly responsible for the analytical and statistical work behind the OECD Better Life Initiative, including the Your Better Life Index and the report How’s Life? Measuring Well-Being.

She has been member of various working groups on measuring quality of life and well-being, as the Eurostat Expert Group of Quality of Life and the WHO-Euro Well-Being Expert Group. She previously worked as Economist in the OECD Economics Department, working on human capital, efficiency of public services and the Italy/Norway desk. Before this she worked in the OECD Social Affairs and Employment Department, carrying out analysis on well-being and deprivation. She holds a PhD in Economics from the Ecole Polytechnique (Paris). Her research interests include well-being, distributive justice and social norms, education, experimental and behavioural economics.