Barbara Bratta is an economist in the Fiscal Policy Analysis team at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission since September 2021. Her current work focuses on international corporate taxation. She conducts tax policy analysis by means of general equilibrium modelling and empirical research.
Before joining the JRC, Barbara worked at the fiscal department of the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance, where she carried out quantitative analyses on fiscal policies and was the Italian delegate to the OECD’s working party on tax policy analysis and statistics. Before that, she joined as consultant the OECD’s business and international tax unit.
Barbara holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Bologna and held visiting positions at the London School of Economics, and at the Ifo Institute in Munich.
Her main research interests are in the field of international corporate taxation, country by country reporting, fiscal policies, empirical analysis and general equilibrium modelling.