Rossella Calvi

Assistant Professor of Economics, Rice University

Rossella Calvi is an Assistant Professor of Economics. She joined Rice University in 2016 after receiving her PhD from Boston College. Her areas of expertise are development economics, and the economics of the family and gender. Her research focuses on issues related to gender inequality, poverty, health and education in developing countries. Some of her recent work looks at intra-household resource allocation in India and its effects on women’s health and poverty. She is also interested in economic history and studies the role that historical institutions play in determining contemporary outcomes.

Recent work by Rossella Calvi