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I am full professor of public economics at Bocconi University. My work is on public economics and political economics (of taxation and pensions) and on gender economics, women in politics and policies to promote gender equality and female leadership. My main academic roles and positions are the following.

Full Professor of Public Economics, Bocconi University

Director, Msc Politics and Policy Analysis, Bocconi University

Director, AXA Research Lab on Gender Equality, Dondena, Bocconi

Member of the Board of Management, International Institute of Public Finance (IIPF)

Member of the Women in Economics (WinE) committee, European Economic Association (EEA)

Research associate, CHILD Collegio Carlo Alberto

Research affiliate, CESifo

Scientific Advisor, UniCredit Foundation

Member of the Expert Forum, European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE)

Member of the editorial board, International Tax and Public Finance

Member of the editorial board, European Journal of Political Economy

Member of the editorial board, CESifo Economic Studies

Editor, Economia Italiana

Columnist, Corriere della Sera and Il Sole 24 Ore


NEW: Gender Equality and Public Policy. Measuring Progress in Europe. Cambridge University Press (April 2020)

Now also in Italian, Egea 2021


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Last change 19/06/2022