Lucia CornoCattolica University-Milan
Lucia Corno is associate professor in the Department of Economics and Finance at Cattolica University and Executive Director of the Laboratory for Effective Antipoverty Policies (LEAP) at Bocconi University. She received her PhD in Economics from Bocconi (2009) and she was graduate visiting scholar at the University of Berkeley (2008). Before joining Cattolica, she held academic positions at University College London and Queen Mary University. Her primary research field is development economics, focusing on topics such as HIV/AIDS, ethnicity, stereotypes and social norms. Prof. Corno recently received an ERC Starting Grant to study the reasons behind the persistence of harmful traditions (i.e. female genital cutting) in developing countries.