Cristina is a Scientist at EIEE, where she is head of the research area on Human Migration. She holds a DPhil in Economics from the University of Sussex- Brighton (UK), a PhD in Economics from the Università degli Studi in Milan (Italy), and a MA in Development Economics from the University of Sussex. She has been involved in several internationally funded research projects, and she coordinated a H2020 project on Psychological, social and financial barriers to energy efficiency (PENNY). From 2007 to 2018 Cristina has been senior researcher at Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM). Cristina is adjunct professor at the Graduate School in Public Economics- DEFAP and previously taught in various universities in Italy and abroad, both at undergraduate and at graduate level. Her main research interests involve applied econometrics, the economics of migration and energy economics. She published, among others, for International Migration Review, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Human Resources, Resource and Energy Economics and Review of Environmental Economics and Policy.
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management , Available online 27 April 2021, 102467 - 2021Energy efficiency and the role of energy-related financial literacy: evidence from the European residential sector
Energy Efficiency , 14(4), 2021 - 2021Turning opposition into support to immigration: The role of narratives
Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization , Volume 190, October 2021, Pages 785-801 - 2021Combining information on others’ energy usage and their approval of energy conservation promotes energy saving behaviour
Nature Energy , Volume 5, pages 832–833 - 2020Should they stay or should they go? Climate migrants and local conflicts
Journal of Economic Geography , - 2020The interaction of descriptive and injunctive social norms in promoting energy conservation
Nature Energy , Volume 5, pages 900–909 - 2020Can we make social information programs more effective? The role of identity and values
RFF Working Papers Series , - 2019Does harmful climate increase or decrease migration? Evidence from Rural Households in Nigeria
Climate Change Economics , volume 10(4), pp 1950013-1 - 1950013-36 - 2019Human Migration in the Era of Climate Change
RFF Working Papers Series , Working Paper 19-13 - 2019Human Migration in the Era of Climate Change
Review of Environmental Economics and Policy , Volume 13, Issue 2, Summer 2019, Pages 189–206 - 2019Internal and external barriers to energy efficiency: which role for policy interventions?
Energy Efficiency , June 2019, Volume 12, Issue 5, pp 1293–1311 - 2019Migrant networks and adaptation
Nature Climate Change , volume 9, pp 907-908 - 2019