Eleonora Patacchini

Eleonora Patacchini

The North American Regional Science Council is pleased to announce Eleonora Patacchini as the recipient of the Geoffrey J.D. Hewings Award for 2014. Dr. Patacchini received her Doctorate in Methodological Statistics from Sapienza University, Rome in 2003 and her Ph.D. in Economics from University of Southampton in 2004. She is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at Cornell University. She is also Research Fellow or Associate at Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance, Centre for Economic Policy Research, Kiel Institute for the World Economy, IZA Institute for the Study of Labor, Centre for Labor and Economic Growth and Luiss Lab of European Economics.

Her research interests include panel data econometrics, spatial statistics and graph theory with applications in labour economics, regional and urban economics, new economic geography, social networks and financial networks; economics of ethnic minorities, integration patterns in Europe, economic culture and institutions, crime; policy evaluations, experimental and behavioural economics in the labour market. She has numerous refereed publications in top economics and regional science journals, she has contributed to numerous edit volumes, she is co-editor of a new book on Unobserved Dimensions of Discrimination and author of the book Latent Variables in Panel Data Models. She is co-editor of E-journal Economics and associate editor of Journal of Urban Economics, Regional Science and Urban Economics, and Statistical Methods and Applications.

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