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Β Dr. Alessandra Foresta | Finance | Best Scholar Award

πŸ‘¨β€πŸ«Profile Summary

Dedicated to the intersection of economics and social impact, I serve as a Lecturer in Economics and Econometrics at the University of Southampton, UK. With a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Turin, my research spans Political Economics, Public Economics, Crime Economics, and Applied Economics. As a Marie Curie Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of York and the University of Verona, my work delves into diverse aspects of economic dynamics, earning recognition such as the Shubharani Ghosh Memorial Prize. Alongside my academic endeavors, I actively contribute to departmental committees and organize seminars. Committed to fostering economic understanding, I lead modules in Public Economics and Applied Econometrics. My multifaceted career includes experiences at Ernst&Young, CSIL, and the European Commission. Fluent in Italian and English, with proficiency in R, STATA, and LaTeX, I bring a holistic perspective to economic research and education. πŸ“ŠπŸŒ #Economics #Research #Teaching 🌟

🌐 Professional Profiles

Education

Ph.D. in Economics (2015 – 2019): Successfully completed at the University of Turin and Collegio Carlo Alberto under the guidance of Supervisor Giovanni Mastrobuoni. MSc. Economics and Social Sciences (2011 – 2014): Attained from Bocconi University, Italy. B.A. International Economics and Management (2008 – 2011): Graduated from the University of Padova.

Previous Work Experiences

Ernst&Young (2014 – 2015): Junior Consultant in the Tax division (Global Compliance and Reporting) – Milan, MEDalics (Research Centre for Mediterranean Relations) (2014): Research Assistant, CSIL (Centre for Industrial Studies) (2014): Research Intern – Milan, European Commission DG ECFIN (D3) (2013): Intern – Brussels, Informambiente, Municipality of Padova (2011): Intern – Padova

Work in Progress

Currently collaborating on “American Gods are watching from above: the effect of drone strikes on terrorist attacks in Somalia” with A. Baronchelli, R. Ricciuti, and F. Santi.

Teaching Experience

Public Economics – ECON3004 (Undergraduate): Lecturer at the University of Southampton in 2023 and 2024. Applied Econometrics – ECON2038 (Undergraduate): Module lead at the University of Southampton in 2023 and 2024. Graduate Teaching Assistant: Contributed to Economics II – Microeconomics at the University of York in 2020.

Conferences and Workshops

Participated in various conferences and workshops, including the Virtual Crime Economics seminar series, Scottish Economic Society Conference, and Nottingham Interdisciplinary Centre for Economic and Political Analysis.

Other Activities

Engaged in department seminars, served on research committees, and actively participated in organizing committees, showcasing a commitment to academic and organizational responsibilities.

 

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Alessandra Foresta | Finance | Best Scholar Award

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