Cecilia works at Bruegel as a Research analyst. She completed a BSc in Economics at Università Cattolica in Milan, and then a Master's in Public Policy at the Hertie School in Berlin.
Before joining Bruegel, Cecilia pursued a Blue Book traineeship at the European Commission in DG INTPA focusing on renewable energy and green hydrogen and cooperation with countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. During her studies, Cecilia worked at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on private sector development and trade in the Eastern Partnership. Also, she was a research assistant at the Hertie School, investigating the effect of the rise of China on European governance in the areas of trade and finance.
Cecilia is fluent in Italian and English and has a good command of German and French.
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COP28 must convey the importance to governments of better integrating climate considerations into financial decision-making.
This book assesses what must be done to implement industrial policy in a way that will achieve overarching goals while minimising distortions.
A single European Union cleantech manufacturing capacity target should be based on an understanding of the situation in each cleantech sector
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