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Elena Argentesi

Senior Advisor

Elena Argentesi is a Senior Advisor at Lear. She is an Associate Professor at the Department of Economics of the University of Bologna. She earned a Ph.D. in Economics at the European University Institute. She teaches Competition Economics both at the undergraduate and at the postgraduate level.  

Her research interests and publications are in the area of industrial organization and competition policy, with a focus on empirical issues. She has done consultancy work as a technical expert for several public bodies, such as DG Competition and other competition agencies.

The secret to love is the removal of the competition. (Lucy van Pelt)

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Elena Argentesti


Department of Economics, University of Bologna
Piazza Scaravilli 2, 40126 Bologna
Phone: 051 2098661
Email: elena.argentesi@learlab.com
Web: sites.google.com/site/elenaargentesi/


  • PhD, Economics, European University Institute, Florence
  • Degree, Economics, University of Bologna


  • Evaluation support study on the EU’s framework regulating State aid for access to finance for SMEs applicable in 2014-2020
    Policy assessment
  • Capacity Building for the Albanian Competition Authority
    Technical Assistance