Announced: Dr Fernanda Brollo
Posted on the 1st January 2015 by Max, Summit Coordinator
Happy New Year from the Warwick Economics Summit and here is a new addition to our WES 2015 lineup
Dr Fernanda Brollo is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick, with her primary research interests being political economy and public finance, with further interests in development & labor economics. Before joining the Warwick Department of Economics in September 2013, she was an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Alicante from September 2010 to September 2013 and also spent the Fall 2012 academic term as a Visiting Scholar at Harvard University.
Dr Brollo has studied at FGV, Boston University and the University of Bocconi, gaining her PhD from the latter in 2010. In her academic career, Dr Brollo has published numerous works in academic journals and research papers. In particular, her research focuses on Brazilian political economy, such as women in Brazilian politics, political corruption, the welfare system and resource allocation. She has also taught a wide selection of economics modules ranging from macroeconomics & microeconomics to applied political economy at Mackenzie, Bocconi, Alicante and Warwick.
Alongside her research and teaching commitments, Dr Brollo has also spoken at numerous conferences and seminars at prestigious institutions, such as Cambridge, MIT and San Diego, with her most notable topic being women in politics with a special focus on Brazil. In addition, she was also recognised by the Italian Economic Association with an award for the Best PhD dissertation in 2010.
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