People

Scientific Director
Eliana La Ferrara is the Fondazione Romeo ed Enrica Invernizzi Chair in Development Economics at Bocconi University. She received her PhD in Economics from Harvard University in 1999. Her research is in development economics, with a particular focus ...
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Lucia Corno is Assistant Professor at Catholic University, Milan. She received her PhD in Economics from Bocconi. Her research is in development economics with a focus on the role of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, social norms and ethnic diversity. Lucia was ...
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Michela Carlana is Assistant Professor at Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge (USA). She received her PhD in Economics from Bocconi University in 2018 and she was a PODER research fellow at IIES (Stockholm University) in 2016-17. Her research is in lab ...
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Alexia Delfino is Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at Bocconi University. She received her PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics in 2020. Her research is in development and organisational economics, with a focus on the w ...
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Stefano Fiorin is an Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at Bocconi University. He received his Ph.D. from UCLA Anderson and he was a Postdoctoral Scholar at UCSD Rady. His research focuses on development economics, behavioral economics, ...
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Jared Gars is a researcher at LEAP and received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2018. His current research is on agriculture, behavioral economics, and organizational economics in both developed and developing countries. He is c ...
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Selene Ghisolfi is a Post-Doc researcher at LEAP. She works in development economics, behavioural biases and social norms. Her current research evaluates the role of fairness preferences and bargaining power on the implementation of development polic ...
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Pamela Giustinelli is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics of Bocconi University. She is interested in modeling, empirical, and counterfactual policy analysis of individual and multilateral decision making under uncertainty-ambiguity ...
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Joseph-Simon Goerlach joined the Department of Economics at Bocconi as an Assistant Professor after receiving a PhD from University College London in 2016. His current research is on international migration, with a focus on dynamic aspects related to ...
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Selim Gulesci is an Associate Professor of Economics at Trinity College Dublin. He received his PhD in Economics from London School of Economics in 2011 and worked at Bocconi University between 2011-2020. His research is in development economics, wit ...
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Thomas Le Barbanchon is associate professor of economics at Bocconi. He received a PhD in Economics from Ecole Polytechnique in 2012. Before 2012, he worked as an economist at the French Statistical Institute and at the Ministry of Labor. His researc ...
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Nicola Limodio is an Assistant Professor of Finance at Bocconi University and received his PhD in Economics from LSE in Summer 2017. In spring 2018, he is a Visiting Fellow at the Economics Department and the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Po ...
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Paolo Pinotti is Associate Professor in Economics at Bocconi, the Coordinator of the Rodolfo Debenedetti Foundation, the director of the research unit CLEAN in BAFFI-CAREFIN, and a Researcher at DONDENA. He has published several articles in internati ...
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Mara Squicciarini is an Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at Bocconi. She received her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Leuven and she was a Postdoctoral Researcher at Northwestern University and Visiting Re ...
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Diego Ubfal is an Economist in the World Bank's Africa Region Gender Innovation Lab. His research is in development economics, with focus on entrepreneurship, human capital development, networks and financial access. He was Assistant Professor at ...
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Fernando Vega-Redondo is Professor of Economics at Bocconi University. He has also taught at the Universities of Alicante (Spain), Pompeu Fabra (Spain), Essex (UK), Cornell (USA), and the European University Institute (Florence, Italy). He is the aut ...
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Alessandra Voena's is a Professor at the Department of Economics, Stanford University and she received her PhD in economics from Stanford University in 2011. Her research focuses on economics of the family, as well as labor and development econom ...
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Administrative Officer
Chiara received a Master’s Degree in Foreign Languages for International Relations from Università Cattolica in Milan, where she graduated in English and Russian Languages. Prior to arriving at Bocconi, she worked as International Coordinator f ...