Lisa Gianmoena obtained her PhD in Economics, Markets and Institutions at the IMT Institute for Advanced Studies in Lucca (Italy) in 2014.
From 2015 to 2017, she was a research assistant at the Università Politecnica delle Marche, and from 2018 she is Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics and Management, University of Pisa.
She collaborates with other research groups, including the University of Valencia (Spain), the Universidad Pública de Navarra (Spain) and the Università Politecnica delle Marche.
Her research focuses on spatial econometric models and their potential applications to the context of economic growth, environmental quality, economic and social inequality, and the quality of government. Her work has been published in several international journals, including Energy Economics, Spatial Economic Analysis, Papers in Regional Science, Policy Modeling, Regional Science and Urban Economics and Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination
In 2018 she won the “Young Researcher Award GSSI-AISRe” (Italian Regional Science Association). In 2016 the Juan Ramón Cuadrado Award in Regional Economics (Spanish Regional Science Association), and in 2016 the prize “Best PhD thesis in Regional Economics – AISRe” (Italian Regional Science Association).