Giovanni Andreottola

I am a Postdoctoral Fellow at CSEF, at the Federico II University of Naples.

Prior to that, I was a postdoc at the Cowles Foundation at Yale University.

In October 2017 I received my PhD in Economics from the European University Institute, in Florence.

I am an applied theorist working mainly on Political Economy topics.

Here is my CV.

News: Starting from July 2022, I will join the Department of Economics of the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) as an Assistant Professor.



Flip-flopping and Electoral Concerns -- The Journal of Politics, Volume 83, Issue 4, October 2021

Signaling Valence in Primary Elections -- Games and Economic Behavior, Volume 126, March 2021, Pages 1-32

Working Papers

Polarization and Policy Design (joint with Chris Li) -- (Job Market Paper) -- submitted

Scandals, Media Competition and Political Accountability (with Antoni-Italo de Moragas)-- submitted

Simplistic Rhetoric and Poe's Law (with Elia Sartori) -- first draft coming soon!

Work in Progress

Polarization and Democracy (with Chris Li)

Experts and Political Accountability (with Antoni-Italo de Moragas and Philipp Denter)

Targeted Media Communication (with Giovanni Immordino and Anna D'Annunzio)


Microeconomics (Graduate level): LMEF, University of Naples Federico II: Fall 2017, 2019 and 2020

Political Economy (Advanced Undergraduate level,): Yale University, Fall 2018

Asymmetric Information, Contract Theory and Mechanism Design (Ph.D. level, teaching assistant): EUI, Winter 2013, 2014, 2015



UniversitĂ  degli Studi di Napoli Federico II

Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche e Statistiche

Via Cintia, Complesso di Monte Sant'Angelo

80126 Napoli, Italia


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