Nicola is a Mres\Ph.D. student in Economics at the London School of Economics. He obtained a B.A. in Economics at Bocconi University, and a M.Sc. degree in Economics jointly awarded by Bocconi University and the Université Catholique de Louvain. His main areas of interest are political economics and labour economics.
Nicola Fontana's current areas of research are:
- Labour economics: interest on disability and integration policies. Current project: "Mind the Gap, Disability and Equality Act 2010"
- Political Economics: interest on political preferences formation. Current project: "Historical Roots of Political Extremism: The Effects of Nazi Occupation in Italy", with Tom-maso Nannicini and Guido Tabellini