Gabriella holds an LLB in Law from the University of Milan, an MSc in Economics from Warwick University, an MA in Social Policy from Warwick University and a PhD in Economic Policy from the Universities of Milan (joint programme of Bocconi, Cattolica and Statale).
Before joining Keele in 2005, she was a Research Fellow at the University of Cambridge and a Lecturer in Economic Analysis of Competition Law and Regulation at Brunel University.
Gabriella is also a Member of Pembroke College (University of Cambridge) and a Research Fellow at the Rimini Centre for Economic Research, and she is affiliated with prestigious international research networks, such as the CESifo Research Network (Public Sector Economics Area) and the Euro Area Business Cycle Research Network.
Gabriella has a consolidated international reputation in public finance and fiscal policy, documented by several published papers in highly ranked international journals,
presentations at conferences and invited papers. Her research has been quoted by the media in different occasions, and has also been formally taught within training programmes organised by the International Monetary Fund.