Public Policy

Caterina Calsamiglia

Caterina Calsamiglia Smiling
Institute of Political Economy and Governance, IPEG.

Research Professor at IPEG and affiliate researcher at CEPR. She obtained her PhD from the Department of Economics at Yale University in 2005. In 2014 she obtained an ERC Starting Grant to work on understanding the importance of the design of school choice procedures for the educational landscape and the devolpemnt of novel measures of non cognitive skills.

Since 2011 she is a member of the Human Capital and Economic Opportunity group at the University of Chicago. She’s the scientific advisor of Escola Nova 21, an alliance of schools and other public and civil society institutions for an advanced education system. Her research focuses on public policy with an emphasis on school choice, educational policies, affirmative action and the measurement and assessment of non-cognitive skills.