Federica Braccioli is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute for Economic Analysis (IAE-CSIC) and an Affiliated Professor at the Barcelona School of Economics. She obtained a PhD in Economics from the University of Geneva in September 2023. Her work on Political Economy focuses on contract enforcement institutions, organized crime, and its persistence. Federica’s work on Labour Economics concentrates on the effect of the choice of college major on labour market outcomes. In 2023, she was one of the European Economic Association Young Economist Award recipients. She is co-founder of Rare Voices in Economics, an association that implements strategies to break self-perpetuating mechanisms that inhibit diversity and inclusion in the economic profession in the French-speaking area of Switzerland.