Francesco Loiacono

Room: A836
Telephone: +46 (0)8 16 31 74

Francesco Loiacono joined the IIES in September 2018, after two years at the Department of Economics at Stockholm University. He holds a BSc and a MSc in Economics and Social Sciences from Bocconi University. Prior to starting his PhD, he has worked in Uganda as a research associate for BRAC, in Nigeria as a consultant for the World Bank and in Senegal as a volunteer. His research interests are in development, political and behavioral economics. In particular, using experiments, he wants to investigate issues concerning firms' growth, transparency in public procurement, and refugees' integration within local communities in developing countries.