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Mariagiulia Lauro

Associate Advisor

Mariagiulia is an Associate Advisor based in our New York office. She is currently working on projects in the private sector and in collaboration with a philanthropic foundation; these concentrate on issues relating to financial literacy, economic support, behavioural health and access to education. She is most interested in using behavioural insights to design and implement interventions that seek to modify interdependent behaviours and she is excited to learn more about the various projects and policy areas at BITNA.

Prior to joining BIT, she had a couple of internships in the field of International Affairs in Europe and worked as a behavioural economics TA and as an RA at the Philosophy, Politics and Economics department of the University of Pennsylvania. There, Mariagiulia also conducted research with the Center for Social Norms and Behavioral Dynamics as well as with the Network Dynamics Group.

She holds a Master of Behavioral and Decision Sciences from the University of Pennsylvania (with Fulbright and Ermenegildo Zegna Founder’s scholarships), she completed an MSc in Behavioural and Economic Science (economics track) with distinction from the University of Warwick and she got her bachelor’s degree in Politics Philosophy and Economics summa cum Laude from LUISS University.