Ornella Darova

PhD Student | Economics

Ornella is a PhD student in Economics at the University of Pennsylvania.

She has a master’s degree cum Laude in Economic and Social Sciences at Bocconi University, a bachelor’s degree cum Laude in Economics and Statistics at Turin University and she successfully completed Collegio Carlo Alberto’s Honors Program.

Ornella has worked as a research assistant at Bocconi University, Collegio Carlo Alberto, LUISS University, Istituto Bruno Leoni, and Stockholm University.

She also worked as a field coordinator on Randomized Controlled Trials in Uganda and Sierra Leone as well as was a consultant for the World Bank in Albania.

Her main fields of research are development economics, public economics, and policy evaluation. She is also very interested in economic journalism.