Full Professor of Statistics - President of the SIS
University of Pisa- Italian Statistical Society SIS - Italy


Monica Pratesi is Full Professor of Statistics at the University of Pisa, and gained her Ph.D. in Applied Statistics from the University of Florence in 1993. She is holder of the Jean Monnet Chair “Small Area Methods for Multidimensional Poverty and Living Conditions Indicators in EU” 2019-2021. President elected of the Italian Statistical Society (2016-2020), she is member of the Board of the ISTAT (since 2016). Since 2012, she has been a member of the International Statistical Institute and she served as vice President elected of the International Association of Survey Statisticians (IASS) (2014-2017).
Her research fields include small area estimation, poverty mapping, inference in elusive populations, nonresponse in telephone and Internet surveys, and design effect in fitting statistical models.
She was scientific coordinator of several research projects on Small Area Statistics funded by the European Commission and by the Italian Ministry of University and Research.