Marcos Delprato joined the EFA Global Monitoring Report Team in November 2011. Marcos has broad experience in the application of quantitative methods in the social sciences, particularly in the field of education economics. He has recently worked as a quantitative research in the UNICEF-UIS Out of School Initiative. Previously, he was involved in different projects in Argentina including the analysis of educational achievement using multilevel techniques. Marcos has been awarded a PhD in Economics by the Westminster University (UK) within the field of microeconometrics, examining the impact of schooling on civic outcomes. He holds a BSc in Economics from the Universidad Nacional de Córdoba (Argentina) and an MSc in Econometrics and Economics from the University of York (UK).