Alessandro Toppeta (2019 Cohort)


About me:  I am currently a PhD student in Economics at University College London. I hold a BSc in Economics and Social Sciences from Bocconi University and an MSc in Economics from University College London. I have also been a visiting exchange student at Northwestern University, Department of Economics, during my undergraduate studies. I have taken part in the fieldwork in Ethiopia, North Macedonia and Tunisia.

My Research: I am interested in labour economics, with a focus on human capital accumulation in developed and developing countries. I study the role of expectation formation in fostering investment in skills and reducing poverty.

Supervisor: Professor Pedro Carneiro

Pathway: Economics

Location: Department of Economic