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Maristella Botticini


Maristella Botticini has been Professor of Economics since 2009 and Director of the Innocenzo Gasparini Institute of Economic Research since 2011 at the Bocconi University in Milan.

She is a research fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) in London.

She carries out research on economic history, microeconomics and the economics of institutions. She is the author of various books and articles published in international journals.

Previously she was Professor of Economics at the University of Turin and Associate Professor at the Department of Economics at Boston University. During her academic career in the United States she received recognition with the Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship and a CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation. Recently she has been awarded the Advanced Research Grant of the European Research Council (ERC).

She graduated in Political Economics from Bocconi University in 1990 and obtained a PhD in Economics from Northwestern University (USA) in 1997.