Paola Profeta

Professor of Public Economics and Coordinator of the Dondena Gender Initiative at Bocconi University

Paola Profeta is Professor of Public Economics at Università Bocconi, Milano and Coordinator of the Dondena Gender Initiative. She was an undergraduate at Bocconi and received a PhD in Economics from Universitat Pompeu Fabra of Barcelona in 2000. Her research interests are in public economics, political economy and gender economics. Her main fields are policies to promote gender equality and women's empowerment, welfare state and redistribution. Paola has also worked on comparative tax systems and tax policy.