Giovanna D’Adda


Giovanna d’Adda is assistant professor at University of Milan, and was formerly assistant professor at Politecnico di Milano. She holds a PhD in Economics from Bocconi University, with a thesis on natural resource conservation in developing countries, and an MSc in Development Management from LSE. During her PhD, Giovanna was a research fellow at Harvard Kennedy School, Paris School of Economics and University of Zurich. Giovanna’s research uses laboratory and field experiments to investigate key drivers of pro-social behavior, such as institutions, norms, and leadership structures.

Within COBHAM, she was responsible for the study of the role of behavioral factors in the diffusion of energy conservation practices and in the evaluation of energy efficiency programs.

She loves her bicycle and tries to be near (or on) the sea as much as she can.