Benedetta Falsetti is a Post Doc at the ECIP division of CMCC, where she collaborates on the CASCADES project. During her PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Politecnico di Torino, she has focused on virtual water trade and its economic value from a global perspective. In addition, Benedetta has worked on the physical and economic topological determinants of the food trade network, particularly the role of trade agreements. She collaborated with Wageningen Economic Research (WUR) in the International Policy Division as a Visiting PhD to calibrate the MAGNET (CGE) model on virtual water data. Previously, she graduated in the Master's degree Program of Environmental Economics from the Department of Economics and Statistics, University of Turin.
Finally, she is also a Science Communicator, one of the creators of WaterToFood, a science outreach project based on the results of the ERC CWASI project.