||Sara Tonini is a PhD candidate at the University of Trento. Since February 2016, she is a Doctoral Marie Curie Fellow at the Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit of the University of Cape Town.
She holds a Masterís Degree in Quantitative Economics from LUISS University in Rome. During her PhD, Sara visited UN-ECLAC in Santiago de Chile and IZA in Bonn. Sara gained experience in the field, both in West - and in East Africa as a consultant for the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Saraís main areas of interest include labor, development and cultural economics. Her research investigates the formation of trust, its intergenerational transmission and its interplay with socio-economic outcomes, both in developed and developing countries. She also investigates the role how inequality of opportunity in the transition economies.
Sarah joined IZA as a Research Afffiliate in March 2017.