Chiara Bellucci

Research Economist - PhD candidate

I am a PhD candidate in Economics at the IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca, Italy.

My main research interests are Market Power, firms' ownership structure, MNEs investments strategies and International Trade.

In my research I study the impact of M&A activities on firms' performance and market power across different integration strategies, with a focus on firms integrated along GVCs.

I am currently working at the Economic Research and Statistics Divisions of the World Trade Organization on trade cost analysis.

I work at the Direction for Economic and Fiscal Studies of the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance, where I do research on corporate taxation and tax policy evaluation.

I got my  Master's degree at the Barcelona School of Economics and my Bachelor's degree at Bocconi University.