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ALESSIA MELEGARO

ALESSIA MELEGARO
Associate Professor
Department of Social and Political Sciences

Courses a.y. 2022/2023

11759 ADVANCED ECONOMIC EVALUATION OF HEALTH CARE PROGRAMMES (MODELLING)
20599 SIMULATION AND MODELING
41030 HISTORY OF PANDEMICS, CRISIS AND POLICY

Courses previous a.y.

Biographical note

I am Associate Professor in Demography and Social Statistics at Bocconi University, Department of Social and Political Sciences. I am Research Associate at Dondena Centre for Research on Social Dynamics and Public Policy. I am economist by background and a Ph.D. graduate of the Department of Biological Science at Warwick University, UK. I work at the intersection of demography, epidemiology and public health. I am Director of the Bocconi Covid Crisis Lab, a multidisciplinary laboratory for research on the epidemiology, economic and social impact of Covid-19 on our societies. I am currently the PI of an ERC Consolidator Grant on the analysis of the impact of human behaviour on infection spread.


Research interests

Policy modelling, health and well-being. Mathematical modelling and statistical analysis of infectious disease data, Economic evaluation of healthcare programs, Designing optimal vaccination programs for resource poor settings, Demographic trends and the effects on social interactions.