Sara Spaziani is a PhD student at the Economics Department at Brown University specializing in Development and Public Economics. Broadly, she is interested in policy design and evaluation. Her current research deals with the effectiveness of gender quotas systems to promote female empowerment in Italy and the design of coaching systems matching graduating students and alumni to improve the labour market performance of young jobseekers making their first step in the Ugandan labour market. Sara holds a MS and a BS in Economics from Università Bocconi.
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