Marco Alberto De Benedetto
Marco is a Lecturer of Economics at Queen Mary University of London. He has previously worked in BPP Business School in London and Manchester as Module leader of Quantitative Methods for Finance (M.Sc. Finance).
His main research interests are in applied and empirical microeconomics. His research focuses on issues relating to electoral participation as well as on topics in public economics. He is currently working on a project that analyses the effect of public expenditures on private investment.
Marco received his PhD from the University of Calabria in 2013 and he is attending a PhD in Applied Economics at Birkbeck College since 2013.
The Impact of Gender Quotas on Electoral Participation: Evidence from Italian Municipalities (Joint with M. De Paola and V. Scoppa), 2014, forthcoming in European Journal of Political Economy.