SIPA Faculty-Paola Valenti

Paola Valenti

Professor of Professional Practice in the Faculty of Business

Personal Details

Focus areas: Economics of antitrust, development economics

Paola Valenti is an economist with expertise in applied microeconomics, applied econometrics, and economics of antitrust and intellectual property. She has expertise in industries such as electronics, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, industrial chemicals, consumer products, food, and computer hardware and software. Valenti previously served as a consultant at NERA Economic Consulting, developing economic research and quantitative analysis. She also worked as a consultant for the World Bank's Human Development Network and Social Protection Group.Valenti holds laurea and Dottorato di Recerca degrees in economics from the University of Rome "La Sapienza," an MSc from CORIPE Piemonte, and a PhD from Cornell University.


  • PhD, Cornell University
  • MSc, CORIPE Piemonte
  • Dottorato di Recerca in Economics, University of Rome "La Sapienza"
  • Laurea in Economics, University of Rome "La Sapienza"

Research And Publications

People Who Can Read Provide Benefits to Other Family Members: What is the Effect on Child Health?"

Oct 2001

mimeo, Cornell University

Paola Valenti

J.S. Butler