Cecilia Testa

Professor of Political Economy

University of Nottingham

Areas of interest

  • Political economy
  • Distributive politics
  • Special interest politics


Cecilia Testa earned a PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science, a Masters Degree from Delta (Paris) and a Laurea in Economics from Bocconi University (Milan). In 2014 she joined the University of Nottingham, where she holds a Chair of Political Economy and is the director of the Nottingham Interdisciplinary Centre for Economic and Political Research (NICEP). Cecilia's research interests lie in the area of political economy, with a focus on distributive politics, special interest politics, and globalization. Her interdisciplinary work has been published in Economics and Political Science journals like the British Journal of Political Science, the European Economic Review, the Journal of the European Economic Association, the Journal of International Economics and the Journal of Politics.

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