Caterina Gennaioli

Research Officer, LSE

Caterina Gennaioli

Caterina joined the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment in October 2011. She is generally interested in the evaluation of public policy, combining political economy theory and microeconometric techniques. At the moment she is studying institutional aspects of climate finance (eg corruption, lobbying and rent-seeking).


Caterina holds an MSc in Economics from Universitat Pompeu Fabra and a PhD in Economics from Bocconi University. During her PhD, she was visiting the University of Chicago. Before joining the LSE, she worked for one year as a Post Doctoral Researcher at FEEM, Milan.

Research interests

  • Political economy;
  • Development;
  • Applied-Microeconometrics;
  • Corruption.