Eleonora Patacchini

Stephen and Barbara Friedman Professor of Economics


Eleonora Patacchini is the Stephen and Barbara Friedman Professor in the Department of Economics. She specializes in applied economics and applied statistics. Her recent research focuses on the empirical analysis of behavioral models of strategic interactions for decision making. Her work has been profiled in Bloomberg, PBS Newshour, The IndependentThe Economist, and The New York Times.

Currently, she is Co-Editor of the Journal of Urban Economics.

Research Focus

Professor Patacchini's research interests include social networks, education, gender, race, immigration, crime, culture, climate change, urban planning, innovation, experimental methods, policy evaluation, and computational economics.

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