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Margherita Fort

Full Professor

Department of Economics

Academic discipline: SECS-P/01 Economics


Short Bio

Margherita Fort is full professor at the Department of Economic Sciences at the University of Bologna.

She received her Ph.D. in Applied Statistics in Economic and Social Sciences from the University of Padua and was Marie Curie Fellow (Institute for Social and Economic Research-ISER, Essex) and Max Weber fellow at the European University Institute.

She collaborated with the FBK-IRVAPP research centre and is a research fellow at IZA, CESifo and CEPR.

She has published in international journals such as Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Labor Economics, Economic Journal, Economic Policy.

Her research deals mainly with applied micro-econometrics, specifically assessing the effects of public policies, with applications mainly in the field of the education economics and labour economics. In the recent years, her research is specifically focussing on the evidence-based investments in young children and their families.

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Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche
Piazza Scaravilli 2, Bologna - Go to map

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Office hours

Office hours (by appointment (write to [] online or in presence)

Taking into account the schedule of classes office hours are scheduled as follows

in presence; Sept, 2023- Dicembre 2023: Thursday 4.00 pm - 6 pm (by appointment)

in presence between February 13th, 2024- March 12th, 2024: Tuesday 3-4 pm; Thursday 12 pm -1 pm

in presence between April 16th, 2024- May 21st, 2024: Tuesday 3-4 pm; Thursday 5.30 pm -6.30 pm

in other periods: by appointment only

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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