Francesco Loiacono

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Francesco Loiacono is a Principal Research Economist at the Office of the Chief Economist at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and Visiting Researcher at the Business School of Imperial College London. Francesco holds a PhD in Economics from the Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) at Stockholm University. He studies private firms and labour markets in low- and middle-income countries. Prior to joining the IIES, Francesco worked in Uganda, Nigeria and Senegal for several years, shaping his research interests and learning how to conduct and use experiments to answer economics questions.