Marco Fugazza is an Economist at the United Nation Conference for Trade and Development. Before his current position he was an Economist at the French Ministry of Labour. He also worked as a Consultant for the World Bank and the ILO. His research focuses on issues related to international trade and development. His work has dealt with trade and trade policy instruments, maritime connectivity, the political economy of trade agreements and the informal sector in labour markets. He has authored several publications in the field of international trade and economic development. He holds a PhD in Economics from the European University Institute and a Master in International Economics from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies.