LUCA Davide

Davide Luca is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Applied Economics at GSSI. He previously was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and holds a PhD in Economic Geography from the London School of Economics. Davide's thesis was awarded the 2016 G. Leonardi PhD Dissertation Prize and the 2014 G. Atalık Prize, both in regional science. Prior to joining GSSI, he worked for the European Commission and consulted for the European Parliament. His research interests include political economy of development, local and regional growth, and state effectiveness. His research mostly focuses on Europe and Turkey. More information about Davide can be found on his webpage.