Andrea Mairate

Prof. Andrea Mairate

Senior Associate Researcher
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Dr Andrea Mairate studied Economics in Grenoble, Turin and Paris where he got a Ph.d. in 1987. After qualification, he started an academic career as lecturer and researcher in applied economics in Paris. In 1989, he worked in Rome as research director in Fondazione Censis, an Italian research centre. In 1994, he joined the European Commission in the area of regional policy and held managerial posts in evaluation, economic analysis and policy coordination. He is currently head of the department in charge of EU policies in the Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs at the European Commission.

During his professional activity, he held several academic positions as associate professor in Padua, Milan (Bocconi university) and currently in the Institute of European Studies (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) where he carries out research and teaching activities on European Integration and regional development.  He is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Department of Economics at the University of Venice.