I am a Post-Doc fellow at the the Center for Economic History at Northwestern University.  Previously, I have joined the Department of Social and Political Sciences at Università Bocconi and the Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics at Yale University. 
My main research fields are Political Economics and Economic History. I am also interested in Applied Microeconomics. 

UPDATES: 
- My project "The Economics and Politics of Government Aid" has been awarded with 2018 EIEF Research Grants (http://www.eief.it/eief/index.php/grants). 
Principal Investigator: Tommaso Colussi
- Available the CEPR WP of  "Intertemporal Evidence on the Strategy of Populism"


Contact Information 
Department of Economics
Northwestern University
2211 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL
USA

E-mail: giampaolo.lecce (at) northwestern.edu
Here you can download my CV  (Mar. 2019)