Max Weber Fellow, 2008-2009
Assistant Professor (Tenure-track)
Department of Economics
University of Lausanne
Email Simona.Grassi@unil.ch / Simona.Grassi@eui.eu / email@example.com
Full CV and Publications
Simona Grassi earned a Ph.D. in Economics at the Universita´ Statale di Milano and has a M.Sc. in Public Economics from the University of York, UK. She expects to earn another Ph.D. in Economics from the University of York, UK, in Spring 2009. She was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar and Lecturer at Boston University for two years (2006-2007), and a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University Carlos III in Madrid (2008).
Her current research analyzes the interaction between public and private providers of private goods such as health-care and education. She is mainly interested in how asymmetric information affects the interaction between the public and the private sectors. In her most recent work, she studies the issue of cost selection in the context of public and private provision.
Some available papers (pdf):
"Public and Private Provision under Asymmetric information: Ability to Pay and Willingness to Pay," November 2008.
“Rationing Poor Consumers to Reduce Prices” (with Ching-to Albert Ma), September 2008.
“Public Sector Rationing and Private Sector Selection” (with Ching-to Albert Ma), July 2008.
“Subsidy Design and Asymmetric Information: Wealth versus Benefits” (with Ching-to Albert Ma), May 2007.