Ilaria Petrarca

Ilaria Petrarca holds a PhD in Economics, Markets, and Institutions (EMI). She graduated in December 2011 defending the thesis: 'Essays on Electoral Accountability and Local Public Finance' (supervised by Prof. Alessandro Petretto, University of Florence).

Her main fields of research are Public Economics and Political Economics.
She is also interested in Public Choice, Analitical Politics, Policy Evaluation methods and Spatial Econometrics.

In 2011 she visited the Department of Economics at the University of Uppsala, Sweden; in January 2012 she will visit the Department of Economics at the University Rennes I, France.

Research Interest

Public Economics and Political Economics