Alessia Melegaro

I am Associate Professor in Demography and Social Statistics at Bocconi University, Department of Social and Political Sciences. I am Research Associate at Dondena Centre for Research on Social Dynamics and Public Policy. I am economist by background and a Ph.D. graduate of the Department of Biological Science at Warwick University, UK. I work at the intersection of demography, epidemiology and public health. I am Director of the Bocconi Covid Crisis Lab, a multidisciplinary laboratory for research on the epidemiology, economic and social impact of Covid-19 on our societies. I am currently the PI of an ERC Consolidator Grant on the analysis of the impact of human behaviour on infection spread.

Full Professor
Research interests

Policy modelling, health and well-being. Mathematical modelling and statistical analysis of infectious disease data, Economic evaluation of healthcare programs, Designing optimal vaccination programs for resource poor settings, Demographic trends and the effects on social interactions.