Qualifica Dottoranda
Sito web (scheda personale)
Struttura Dipartimento di Economia
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Sede: San Giobbe

Research interests

  • Gender inequalities
  • Health Economics
  • Developing Economics



  • Jan 2020-April 2020 Visiting researcher, University of York, Department of Economics and Related studies,York, UK 
  • Sept. 2017-Current PhD Candidate in Economics Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Venice, Italy                         
  • October 2015 Master of Science in Economics, Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies and University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy 110/110 summa cum laude. Thesis: “Gender Inequalities along the process of development“. Supervisor: Prof. Giovanni Dosi and Prof. Simone D’Alessandro
  • Sept 2013-June 2014 Visiting Student, European Union Institute, Marmara Universitesi, Istanbul, Turkey
  • March 2012 Undergraduate Degree in International Economics and Marketing, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy Thesis: “From GDP to well-being, capability approach in a gender prospective“ Supervisor: Tindara AddabboFurther Education


Further Education

  • January 2019 - Policy evaluation methods, UCL & IFS, Barbara Sianesi,  London, UK
  • November 2018 -  Understanding society using Stata, University of Essex, Colchester, UK    
  • June 2018 - NSSEF  2018, University of Naples Federico II: Experimental Economics, Antonio Guarino (UCL); Labor Economics, Luigi Pistaferri (Stanford University); Macro-finance, Marco Di Maggio (Harvard Business School), Summer School,  Naples, Italy  
  • July 2017 - Gender Economics and Society, UN-ILO, Collegio Carlo Alberto, CERP, University of Turin, Polytechnic of Turin, CHILD, Summer School, Turin, Italy                                                                                                                                                        


Teaching Experiences

  • 2019/20-2018/19 - Teaching assistant, Political economy - Economia Politica 2, Prof. Danilo Cavapozzi,  Prof. Stefano Magrini, Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Venice, Italy 
  • 2019/20-2018/19 - Teaching assistant, Women, Education, Labour market and Careers - Donne, Istruzione, mercato del lavoro e carriere,Prof. Agar Brugiavini, Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Venice, Italy
  • 2018/2019 - Teaching fellow, Economics of labour and welfare, Prof. Agar Brugiavini, Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Venice, Italy
  • Summer 2018 - Teaching fellow, Labor Market Discrimination and Gender Pay Gap, prof. Matjia Kovacic , Harvard- Ca' Foscari Summer School, Venice, Italy  
  • 2016/2017 - Teaching assistant, Undergraduate: Public finance - Scienza delle Finanze Prof. Paola Profeta, Prof. Simona Scabrosetti,  Prof. Giampaolo Arachi ; Graduate: Macroeconomics Trends - Scenari Macroeconomici, Prof. Donato Masciandaro, Prof. Dalla Pellegrina; Bocconi University, Milan, Italy    



Board gender quotas and the composition of the board: evidence from a sample of Italian listed companies, Economia Italiana, 2019/3.

La leadership femminile nelle società quotate lombarde, joint with Profeta P., Policy Paper for EUPOLIS, 2017.

Working  papers 

Labour supply and informal care responses to health shocks within couples: evidence from the UKHLS, joint with  Jones, A. M.,  Rice, N.,  Zantomio F, 2021. GLO Discussion Paper Series 806, Global Labor Organization (GLO). Submitted.

Works in progress

Pharmaceutical innovation and female empowerment, 2021.

Understanding the heterogenenous impact of Covid-19 on Nepalese rural households, joint with Daidone S., Maluccio J., Mane E., Ndoro R., Sitko N., Pellegrini F., 2021.


Research Experiences

  •  07.2020/Present -Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Specialist, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome 
  • 07.2016/08.2017 - Pre-Doc Researcher, Prof. Paola Profeta, DONDENA Centre for research on social dynamics and public policy; Bocconi University 
  • 11.2016/08.2017 - Research Assistant,  Prof. Donato Masciandaro, Prof. Paola Profeta, Prof. Davide Romelli, BAFFI CAREFIN, Centre for Applied Research on International Markets, Banking;  Bocconi University; Trinity College Dublin
  • 01.2016/05.2016 - Research Assistant,  Prof.  Selim Gulesci, IGIER, Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research;  Bocconi University and BRAC -Tanzania 


Other Work Experiences

  • Market Analyst, Tetra Pak Packaging Solutions SPA, Modena, Italy
  • Junior Project Manager, ISTAT & Chamber of Commerce & Industry 
  • Intern, Bloomsbury Publishing plc, London, UK
  • Junior Project Manager, ISTAT for Statistics’ Office of Reggio Emilia   Junior Project Manager, Pop consulting, Reggio Emilia, Italy  
  • Junior Project Manager, Pop Consulting, Reggio Emilia, Italy


Scholarships and Awards

07.2017/Present- The Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research Scholarship, PhD Scholarship 
01.2017/08.2017 Bocconi Teaching Fellowship, Department of Economics
01.2017/08.2017 Bocconi Teaching Fellowship, Department of Public Policy
11.2016/08.2017 Bocconi Research Fellowship, BAFFI - CAREFIN
07.2016/03.2017 Bocconi Research Fellowship, DONDENA
07.2016, Honorable Mention for the final dissertation Renè Cassin XIV Edition
07.2016, Gender Economics and Society Fellowship, Unicredit&University  and Amundi
02.2016/05.2016 Bocconi Research Fellowship, IGIER
09.2013/05.2014 European Union: LLP ERASMUS Scholarships  
03.2012/07.2017 European Union: LLP LEONARDO DA VINCI    


Conferences and presentations

Groningen-Venice exchange seminars, University of Groeningen, June 2020, Groeningen, The Netherlands
PhD workshop, 2020, University Ca' Foscari of Venice,  Venice, Italy
HEDG Seminar, February 2020, University of York, York,UK
Gender gaps in the Italian economy and the role of public policy, January 2020, Oliver Wyman, Milan, Italy
AIES 2019, Pisa, Italy
PhD workshop, 2019, University Ca' Foscari of Venice,  Venice, Italy
Organizing committee and scientific committee - EDEEM Workshop, 2019,University Ca' Foscari of Venice Venice, Italy

Media coverage

IL SOLE 24 ORE, 11.12.2019

Brugiavini A., Macchioni Giaquinto A.”Legge Pillon: divorzio e castigo. Per le donne”, 15.03.2019,



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