PhD candidate, Stanford University
Emanuele Colonnelli is a PhD candidate in Economics at Stanford University. His research interests focus primarily on corporate finance and development economics, as well as entrepreneurship and political economy. He also works as Research Consultant for Uganda Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority, and has held other research and teaching positions at Stanford.
He holds a Msc in Economics and Social Sciences from Bocconi University, as well as a BA in Economics from the University of Siena.
Recent work by Emanuele Colonnelli
Evidence from Brazil shows that patronage plays an important role in public sector hiring, adversely affecting the quality of the public workforce
Emanuele Colonnelli investigates how randomised audits on government procurement contracts in Brazil affect the real economy and firm behaviour.