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Silvia Granato

Silvia Granato is an Economic and Policy Analyst at the Joint Research Centre, Competence Centre on Microeconomic Evaluation (CC-ME), specialised in ex-post policy evaluation through the use of micro data and counterfactual impact evaluation methods.

Silvia Granato



Silvia Granato research interests are in the area of applied micro-econometrics, particularly topics related to economics of education, labour and gender economics.

Within her work at the JRC, she collaborates with the Commission's Directorate-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture (DG-EAC) by contributing to the `Learning Lab on Investing in Quality Education and Training', which promotes the use of education policy evaluation practices in the EU. Previously, she has collaborated with several other policy DGs and has conducted several counterfactual impact evaluations of EU/national policies, including the European Social Fund Youth Employment Initiative in Portugal, the European Common Agricultural Policy, and RDI State aid in Slovenia.

Before joining the European Commission, Silvia was a Teaching Fellow at the University of Warwick and previously she had completed her PhD in Economics at Queen Mary University of London.

Competence Centre on Microeconomic Evaluation (CC-ME)