Associate professor
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U06, Piano: P03, Stanza: 3073
Piazza dell'Ateneo Nuovo 1 - 20126 MILANO


Silvia Marchesi is Associate Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics at the University of Milano Bicocca, Italy. She holds a doctoral degree from Warwick University (UK) (2001). Prior to taking up her current position, she was a lecturer at the University of Siena, a post doc researcher at the University of Florence and research associate at Warwick University. She has been visiting professor at the Financial Market Group (FMG), London School of Economics; at Goettingen and Heidelberg University; at the Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation (CSGR), Warwick University and at Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF) in Rome. Most of her research is on international finance and development economics.


I am an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Milano Bicocca and a Research Fellow at Centro Studi Luca d’Agliano and CefES. My research interests are in Development Economics, International Finance and Political Economy, with a particular focus on Sovereign Debt, Foreign Aid and International Organizations


  • Marchesi, S., & Sabani, L. (2007). IMF concern for reputation and conditional lending failure: theory and empirics. JOURNAL OF DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS, 84(2), 640-666 [10.1016/j.jdeveco.2007.01.001]. Detail
  • Marchesi, S., Sabani, L., & Dreher, A. (2011). Read my lips: the role of information transmission in multilateral reform design. JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS, 84(1), 86-98 [10.1016/j.jinteco.2010.11.008]. Detail
  • Dreher, A., Langlotz, S., & Marchesi, S. (2017). INFORMATION TRANSMISSION AND OWNERSHIP CONSOLIDATION IN AID PROGRAMS. ECONOMIC INQUIRY, 55(4), 1671-1688 [10.1111/ecin.12450]. Detail
  • Dreher, A., Gehring, K., Kotsogiannis, C., & Marchesi, S. (2018). Information transmission within federal fiscal architectures: Theory and evidence. OXFORD ECONOMIC PAPERS, 70(1), 243-265. Detail