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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. 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 treasurer and member of the editorial board of

My current research interests and projects fall in four broad areas: Gender gaps; Migration policy; Public policy, parental time allocation and intergenerational transmission of skills; tax structure and the macroeconomy.

These research interests largely reflect my work and areas of research in the last years, with some twist....

Here you can find some more information about my research, my teaching and my media contributions.



NEW working paper: "What Firms do: Gender Inequality in Linked Employer-Employee data" joint with Salvatore Lattanzio. Here is the working paper. We have just heard that the paper won the Tarantelli Prize for best paper presented at the annual conference of the Italian Labour Economics society. THANKS!

4th Dondena workshop on Public Policy, 19-20 December 2019. Program coming soon

New evidence on top earners in Italy: have a look at the article on which covers some of the data we worked on for the Annual report of the Italian Social Security Administration.

The paper on "Top incomes and the gender divide" with Tony Atkinson and Sarah Voitchovsky is covered in Have a look at the nice charts they prepared here.

I gave a lecture on "Inequality and...Women in politics" in the lecture series on "Inequality and...." jointly organised by the European Investment Bank Institute and the University of Luxembourg. Here is the link to the series webpage, where you can find the lecture and the teaser.


Last change 11/11/2019