Paolo Veneri, Economist at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), works on urban and regional development issues. He is among the lead authors of a series of OECD flagship reports, including “Rural-urban partnership: an integrated approach to economic development” (2013), “How’s Life in Your Region?” (2014), and “Inclusive Growth in Cities” (forthcoming in 2016). He holds a PhD in Economics from the Marche Polytechnic University (Italy).