Francesca Barbiero, an italian citizen, holds a Master degree and a bachelor in Economics and Social Sciences at Bocconi University in Milan. During her studies, she spent a semester at University of Mannheim in Germany and one month at Keio University in Japan.
Her previous work experience includes internships at the Economics Department of Bocconi University and at the editorial unit of an online economic newspaper. Prior to joining Bruegel, she was an intern at the Economic Research and Markets Strategy division of an investment bank.
Her research interests include Labor and Industrial Economics, as well as European Macroeconomics and Economic Policy.