Paola Antonia Profeta
I am full professor of public economics, Director of the Msc in Politics and Policy Analysis and of the AXA Research Lab on Gender Equality.
I received a PhD in Economics from Universitat Pompeu Fabra and a BA in Economic and Social Sciences from Bocconi. I have spent research periods, among the others, at Columbia University of New York, Nuffield College-Oxford, Trinity College-Dublin, University of Edinburgh and Lugano.
I joined Bocconi as associate professor, before I was assistant professor at University of Pavia and post-doc researcher at CORE-Université Catholique de Louvain.
I am President of the European Public Choice Society and member of the board of management of the International Institute of Public Finance. I am affiliated also with CHILD (Collegio Carlo Alberto) and CESifo and I am scientific advisor of UniCredit Foundation. I am part of the editorial board of International Tax and Public Finance, European Journal of Political Economy, CESifo Economic Studies, Economics.
I collaborate with the Italian Minister of Equal Opportunities in several committees and I am Italian representative at EIGE (European Institute for Gender Equality https://eige.europa.eu/). I am also part of the Steering Committee for economic policy at the Italian Presidency of the Council of Ministries.
I write editorials for Il Sole 24 Ore and Corriere della Sera. I am scientific advisor of several associations for the promotion of gender equality and women’s empowerment.
Fathers' involvement in the family, fertility and maternal employment: evidence from Central and Eastern EuropeDEMOGRAPHY, 58 (5): 1931–1954, 2021
At the undergraduate level, I teach and coordinate the course of public economics for the degree in economics and management (CLEAM) which includes 8 parallel classes. I also teach the elective course Diversity Management and Policy.
At the graduate level, I teach the course of Welfare and Public Economics at the first year of the Msc of Politics and Policy Analysis. I also teach a short part of the elective course Welfare and Politics.