I am an Assistant Professor at The Faculty of Economics and Business at University of Groningen. Previously, I have joined the  Center for Economic History at Northwestern University, 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: 
-New Working Paper: Mobilization and the Strategy of Populism with new data on 2020 American election! You can find it as CEPR DP15686 (link in the research page).
-New Project: Religiosity and Science (with L.Ogliari and M.Squicciarini). 
-I have been appointed as Associated Fellow at SOM Research Institute.



Contact Information 
Office 5411.0716
Faculty of Economics and Business
University of Groningen
Nettelbosje 2, 9747 
Groningen
Netherlands

E-mail: G.Lecce (at) rug.nl
Google Scholar Pageclick here

Here you can download my CV  (Jan 2021)