Qualifica Dottoranda
Sito web (scheda personale)
Struttura Dipartimento di Economia
Sito web struttura:
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    

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    


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

Profeta P., Macchioni Giaquinto A. “La leadership femminile nelle società quotate lombarde”,Policy Paper for EUPOLIS

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,

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


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