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									                                             ARIANNA DEGAN
                                              Curriculum Vitae
                                                 May 2004


PERSONAL DATA AND CONTACT INFORMATION
Université du Québec à Montréal                                              Citizenship: Italian
Département des sciences économiques
Case postale 8888, Succursale Centre-ville
Montréal (Québec),H3C 3P8

Office phone: (514) 987-3000 ext. 2079
E-mail: degan.arianna@uqam.ca

POSITIONS:
Assistant Professor
UQAM Department of Economics                                                 from 2004

Visiting Assistant Professor                                                 fall 2003
Wallis Institute of Political Economy
University of Rochester


EDUCATION
Bocconi University, Milan, Italy
B.A. Economics, summa cum laude                                              1995
M.A. Economics, (Mec)                                                        1996
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
M.A. Economics                                                               2000
Ph.D. in Economics                                                           August 2003

Dissertation:
Essays on Voting
Committee: Antonio Merlo (Chair), Kenneth Wolpin, Petra Todd, and Andy Postlewaite

HONORS and AWARDS
The William Polk Carey Prize in Economics                                    2004
            Best doctoral dissertation
Paul Taubman Memorial Prize for Empirical Economics Research                 2003
            Best Empirical study by a graduate student
Caress Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania                                2003
University of Pennsylvania Fellowship                                        1997-2001
Bocconi University, Master Award, "Vincenzo Gasparini"                       1996
            Outstanding Student Award (Ranked Top 3)
Bocconi University, B.A. Award, "Premio Invernizzi"                          1996
F.A.S.I. B.A. Award                                                          1996
ITC "De Amicis" Award, Rovigo, Italy                                         1990
            Outstanding student Award (Ranked First)

REFEREE WORK:
Journal of Public Economics, B.E. Journals in Economic Analysis and Policy

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
University of Rochester
Instructor, Intermediate Microeconomics (undergraduate course)               2003 (fall)
University of Pennsylvania
Instructor, Public Finance (undergraduate course)                                  2001   (summer)
Teaching Assistant, Introductory Macroeconomics (undergraduate course)             2001   (spring)
Teaching Assistant, Intermediate Microeconomics (undergraduate course)             2001   (spring)
Teaching Assistant, Economic Policy (undergraduate course)                         2001   (fall)
Teaching Assistant, Time Series Analysis (graduate course)                         2000   (spring)
Teaching Assistant, Public Finance (undergraduate course)                          2000   (fall)
Teaching Assistant, Time Series Analysis (graduate course)                         1999   (spring)
Teaching Assistant, Introductory Microeconomics (undergraduate course)             1999   (fall)
Bocconi University
Teaching Assistant, Public Finance (undergraduate course)                          1995


OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE
Research Assistant to Antonio Merlo:                                               2001 and 2003
Summer Internship, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Research Department            2000 (summer)
Research Assistant to Petra Todd:                                                  1999 (summer)
Research Assistant to Andy Abel                                                    1999 (august)
Assistant to Portfolio Management, OPERA Sim, Milano, Italy                        1996-1997
Research Consultant, Incipit Holding Srl, Milano, Italy                            1996 (summer)
Arianna Degan - University of Pennsylvania

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Papers presented at conferences:
SED meetings, Florence, July 2004 (to be presented)
2003 PIER conference in Political Economy, September 2003
SED meeting, Paris, France, June 2003
Inter-University Graduate Student conference, Princeton University, October 2002
Numerically Intensive Economic Policy Analysis (NIEPA) workshop, Queen's University, Kingston Ontario,
Canada, September 2002
SED meeting, New York University, June 2002
Papers presented at seminars:
University of Western Ontario, 2004
Penn State University, 2003
University of Rochester, 2003
Università Bocconi, 2003
Essex University, 2003
Cornell University, 2003
UQAM, 2003
University of Pennsylvania, October 2002
University of Pennsylvania, April 2002

UNPUBLISHED RESEARCH PAPERS
"A Dynamic Model of Voting ", revised May 2004
"Do citizens Vote Sincerely (if they vote at all)? Theory and Evidence from U.S. National Elections", 2004, (with
Antonio Merlo)

RESEARCH IN PROGRESS
"Incumbency Advantage: The Role of Information and the Personal Vote"
"Explaining the Midterm Cycle"
"Dynamic Allocation of Favors", Last draft September 2000

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Political Economy, Public Economics, Applied Microeconomics, Family Economics.

								
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