Welcome to my home page!
I am Associate Professor of Public Economics at Bocconi University and member of the Dondena Research Center on Social Dynamics and Public Policy, where I coordinated the Welfare state and taxation unit between 2014 and 2018.
I am Research Fellow at CESifo Munich and member of the Scientific Advisory Council of the Ifo Institute, Munich. I am research fellow at Centro Studi Luca D'Agliano Milan, and I am Associated Expert of ENEGE, the European Network of Experts on Gender Equality. I am also a member of the Gender Committee of the Italian Economic Association.
I am member of the editorial board of www.lavoce.info
My current research interests are in gender and public economics. Here you can find some more information about my research, my media contributions and policy outreach.
The paper "Women and Local Public Finance" with Salvatore Lattanzio and Paola Profeta has just been accepted for publication in the European Journal of Political Economy. Here is the latest draft.
An analysis on the labour market effects of Covid-19 in Italy has just appeared in the July issue of CESIfo Economic Forum on "The Corona generation: (not) finding an employment during a pandemic".
The paper "A field experiment on fundraising to support independent information" with Mirco Tonin has just been accepted for publication in the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. Paper here (open access)
An article on Domani on child penalties
I participated to the TV program by RAI Cultura #Maestri (from minute 33, in Italian!)
I participated to FT X Bocconi Challenge 2021 with a Masterclass on gender gaps