Cristina is a senior scientist at EIEE, where she is responsible for the research area on climate induced 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 currently she coordinates 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 and Resource and Energy Economics.