Elena Salomone is a Consultant at Lear. She joined Lear in September 2018: since then, she has been involved in several cases of damages quantification for breaches of antitrust legislation, as well as for unfair commercial practices and other types of infringement,
in various economic sectors.
Her experience includes proceedings before national competition authorities and national courts in the context of cases of anti-competitive agreements, abuses of dominance and mergers; technical assistance to competition authorities; policy assessment studies on state aid in various economic sectors undertaken by Lear on behalf of the European Commission. She also participated in an ex-post merger evaluation project for the UK Competition and Markets Authority concerning technology markets.
She graduated in March 2018 from a Master of Science (MSc) in Economic and Social Sciences at Bocconi University with a thesis on a model of reference-dependent risk attitudes with salience distortions. During her MSc, she collaborated to the research activity of two professors in the area of Behavioural and Political Economics. She was part of the IGIER Visiting Student Initiative, which gathers students with good academic record and a strong interest in the research activity. In 2015 she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Social Sciences from Bocconi University, during which she spent one semester abroad at Boston University as an exchange student.
Her research interests are in the area of Behavioural Economics, Industrial Organization and Competition Policy.