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Margherita Fort

Associate Professor

Department of Economics

Academic discipline: SECS-P/01 Economics

Short Bio

PhD Statistics Applied to Economics and Social Sciences, University of Padova, Dept. of Statistics

Marie Curie Early Training Fellow, ISER (Essex)

Max Weber Fellow, European University Institute

Most recent grants:

Spencer Foundation Small Research Grant on Education (PI; 50000 USD)

04/2020- 12/2024

"Gender Differences in STEM: Can Teaching Girls to Code Close the Gaps?" with M. Carlana (HKS)

MIUR-PRIN (€726.230)

04/2020 - 04/2023

"At the Roots of Child Development: On the Role of Parental Beliefs, Preferences and Engagement" with C. Monfardini, D. Iorio, T. Arduini and M. Bigoni (P.I.)

Most recent publication: "Cognitive and non-cognitive costs of daycare 0-2 for children in advantaged families" with A. Ichino and G. Zanella, Jan. 2020, Journal of Political Economy.

Ranking in RepEC at Jan, 2020: top 3% among female economists (459/14631) based on last 10 years pub.; top 14% in the world, top 10% in Italy and top 11% in Europe based on the average rank score.

Overall number of citations at Jan , 2020: 360 (Citations in Economics - CitEC); 884 in Google Scholar; 227 (Scopus).

h-index at Jan ,2020: 9 in CitEC: 13 in Google Scholar; 6 in Scopus

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Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche
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Office hours

Office hours: Friday 11.00 am- 12.30 am by appointment (write to between 16 September 2019 and 13 December 2019 at 1st floor Piazza Scaravilli 2; by appointement in other periods.

The actual schedule of the office hours may change during the Academic year to take into account of other research and teaching activities of Margherita Fort. When the School of Economics and Statistics is closed, there will be no office hours.

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