Maria Bigoni is Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics of the University of Bologna. She obtained a Ph.D. in Economics, Markets and Institutions from the IMT in Lucca in 2008. She was a visiting student at the Stockholm School of Economics (2006 and 2007), and a visiting scholar at Tilburg University (2008), Purdue University (2011), and Chapman University (2019). She has published in international journals such as Econometrica, the RAND Journal of Economics, the Economic Journal, the American Economic Journal - microeconomics, and the Journal of Monetary Economics. Her main research interest is experimental economics, applied to the study of cooperation in repeated social dilemmas, industrial organization and learning.