Researcher

Associate Professor Gabriele Gratton

Biography

Gabriele Gratton is Scientia Associate Professor of Economics in the UNSW Business School. He is interested in Political Economics and his research focuses on information asymmetries and communication in politics and organisations.  Through his research, Gabriele Gratton aims to understand how the institutions and technologies controlling the transmission of information affect election campaigns and policymaking. More broadly, he is...view more

Gabriele Gratton is Scientia Associate Professor of Economics in the UNSW Business School. He is interested in Political Economics and his research focuses on information asymmetries and communication in politics and organisations.  Through his research, Gabriele Gratton aims to understand how the institutions and technologies controlling the transmission of information affect election campaigns and policymaking. More broadly, he is interested in the design of institutions that protect democracy from information manipulation. 

For further information about Gabriele Gratton, see http://gratton.org.


My Grants

UNSW Scientia Program: ($160,000), 2019-2022

BSRG: ($24,852) “Political Reputation and the Evolution of Bureaucracy, 2018

ARC Discovery Project: ($139,000) “Legitimacy and Representation: A Comprehensive Study of Electoral Systems and Strategic Voting Behaviour”, 2014–2016 (with Carlos Pimienta and Marco Faravelli)

ASB Research Grant: ($7,100) “Media, Defamation, and Corruption”, 2013/2014

ASB Research Grant: ($9,058) “Understanding Terrorism: Fear and Reputation”, 2012

ASB Travel Grants, 2012-2013

Special Research Fellowship, Boston University, Fall 2010

Summer Research Grant, Boston University, Summer 2010

Travel Grant, Boston University IED, Summer 2010


My Qualifications

PhD in Economics, Boston University, 2011

MSc in Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2006

BA (Laurea) in Economics, University of Rome 'Tor Vergata', 2005


My Awards

UNSW Business School Outstanding Research Award (Associate Professor), 2019

UNSW Business School Non-Professorial Research Achievement Award 2014


My Research Supervision


Areas of supervision

Political Economics


Currently supervising

Barton E. Lee: www.bartonelee.com 


My Engagement


My Teaching

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