Chiara Castelli


telephone: (+43-1) 533 66 10-11

Chiara Castelli is Economist at wiiw and PhD candidate in Economics at the WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business). Her research focuses on foreign direct investment, global value chains, labour markets and environmental protection policies. She holds a master’s degree in Economics from the University of Pisa and Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna (2020). Previously, she worked as an economic researcher in several institutions, including the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, the University of Brescia (Italy) and the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM, Italy).

Austria, Vienna

List of Publications

External Publications wiiw Publications

External Publications

Articles in refereed journals
  • 'Ecosystem degradation and the spread of Covid-19' (with Marta Castellini, Nicola Comincioli, Maria Laura Parisi, Nicola Pontarollo and Sergio Vergalli), Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 195(7), 836, June 2023
  • 'Public debt and r-g risks in advanced economies: Eurozone versus stand-alone' (with Laura de Dominicis, Lewis Dijkstra, Beatrice d’Hombres, Valentina Montalto and Nicola Pontarollo), European Urban and Regional Studies, March 2023
Other working papers and discussion series
  • 'The use of Cohesion Policy funds to support refugees from Ukraine' (with Grzegorz Gorzelak, Kristjan Kaldur, Maria Khrapunenko, Ambre Maucorps, Bernhard Moshammer, Olga Pindyuk, Maryna Tverdostup and Zuzana Zavarská), European Parliament, Policy Department for Structural and Cohesion Policies Directorate-General for Internal Policies, Research for REGI Committee, May 2023
  • 'Social Media Use and Loneliness' (with Zsuzsa Blasko), Publications Office of the European Union, EUR 31092 EN, JRC129042, 2022
  • 'Report on the quality of life in European cities, 2020' (with Paolo Bolsi, Beatrice d'Hombres, Laura de Dominicis and Valentina Montalt), Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy, European Commission, August 2021

wiiw Publications

wiiw Monthly Reports
  • 'The role of state aid as a driver of export performance in the EU', in: Vasily Astrov (eds), Monthly Report No. 3/2023, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 3, Vienna, March 2023, pp. 20-25