Welcome to my webpage!

I am currently assistant professor (tenure-track) in the Department of Economics, Business, Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Trieste. 

My research interests lies in the field of development economics, particularly focusing on inequality and social mobility and on women economic empowerment.

After receiving my PhD from the University of Göttingen (Germany) in 2015, I worked as Adjunct Professor and Postdoctoral researcher at the University of Verona (Italy) and at the University of Göttingen  and held a Research Associate position at UNU-WIDER  (Helsinki) and an assistant professor position at the University of Bari. 

I have also consulted for several international agencies, such as UN-WOMEN, UN-DESA, ODI, EBRD, and for the Governement of Indonesia's National Team for the Acceleration of Poverty Reduction.