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Andrea Rossi, Director

Andrea Rossi, former Carr Center for Human Rights Policy Fellow, is the director of the Measurement & Human Rights Program. Prior to coming to the Carr Center, he was a United Nations officer , working on evidence-based policy on human rights.

Trained as a development economist, he is former research coordinator of UNICEF on child trafficking and the child protection advisor on trafficking and migration for UNICEF in New York Headquarters. He has previously worked for the International Labour Organization (ILO) in the East Africa Area Office, Tanzania as officer in charge of research and statistics. He is member of the faculty of the International Programme for Development Evaluation Training (IPDET) for the World Bank, and teaches courses on Research Methods with Hidden and Marginal Populations, on Development, and on Human Rights Public Policy.




Andrea Rossi

Current Courses:

Human rights Policy Analysis: Tools and Practices. Syllabus



Training, conferences papers and capacity building

  • Andrea Rossi, “Evidence-based Human Rights Policy: Measuring Impact, Assessing Progress”, presented at the MHR Executive Workshop, Mexico City, 2009
  • Andrea Rossi, “Evidence-based Policy on Vulnerable and Excluded Children”, presented at the Executive Workshops on Child Protection Policy in Freetown, Sierra Leone, 2009
  • Andrea Rossi, “Human Rights Policy” , course at the Catholic University in Milan, 2009
  • Andrea Rossi, “Evidence-based Child Protection Policy” , intervention at the United States Fund for UNICEF Executive Board, 2009
  • Andrea Rossi, “Evaluation with Hidden and Marginal Population” , International Program on Development Evaluation Training (IPDET) -World Bank, 2009
  • Rossi A. and Castaldo, A., “The Impact of Migration on Children in Developing Countries: Existing Evidence and Data”, paper presented at the 2nd Global Forum on Migration and Development , panel on “Strengthening Data and Research Tools on Migration and Development”, Manila, 2008.
  • Conference “Measuring Human Rights and Democratic Governance” Metagora Forum, held at the OECD Headquarters in Paris on 9-10 July 2008. ” The conference was the follow up of the Montreux conference "Statistics, Development and Human Rights".
  • Andrea Rossi “Evaluation with Hidden and marginal Populations”, course for the International Program on Development Evaluation training IPDET, World Bank - Carleton University, Canada 1-2 July 2008, addressing topics such as specific estimation and sampling techniques including of human rights violations, participatory research, use of qualitative and quantitative methods, and ethical considerations.
  • Andrea Rossi "The impact of migration on children left beyond in developing countries”, paper presented at the conference “'Building Migration into Development Strategies” held at the Royal Society in London 28-29 April 2008
  • Andrea Rossi “The Impact of Migration on Children in Developing Countries" paper presented at the Conference “Migrant Youth & Children of Migrants in a Globalized World” , Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center, Italy 24-25 April 2008
  • Conference “Moral Mathematics: The science of human rights” exploring how quantitative sciences, including statistics, economics, and demographics, can contribute to human rights improvement, Duke University Durham 12 Apr 2008
  • Andrea Rossi “Measuring Human Rights”, Lecture at the Fletcher School, Graduate School of International Affairs, Tufts University, Medford MA 2 April 2008
  • Andrea Rossi “Humanitarian Action”, Lecture at the United Nations Senior Lecture Program, Suffolk University 28 March 2008
    Andrea Rossi “Economics and Human Rights”, Lecture at Universita’ Bocconi Faculty of Economics, Milan Italy 10 march 2008
  • Andrea Rossi “Measuring Hidden and Marginal Populations” Lecture at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, 3 March 2008
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