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Olivia Masi.

Olivia Masi

Visiting PhD student

Expertise: economics of education, crime economics, gender economics


Olivia Masi is a visiting PhD student at the Centre for Economic Performance under the supervision of Professor Stephen Machin. She is a PhD candidate at the European University Institute in Fiesole (Florence). She previously obtained a Bachelor's degree from Bocconi University in Milan and a Master's degree in Economics and Finance from Barcelona School of Economics in Barcelona. Before joining the EUI, she obtained a Master's in Analysis and Policy in Economics from Paris School of Economics in Paris.

Current areas of research include:

  • Economics of education: gender differences in test scores and future wages.
  • Crime economics: the role of women in crime; the impact of female unemployment on general and women committed crime.
  • Gender economics: gender quotas; women representation in politics; family policies.