Dr. Cinzia Alcidi is Senior Fellow at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) in Brussels, where she leads the Economic Policy Unit, and fellow at LUISS - School of European Political Economy. Prior to joining CEPS, she worked at the International Labour Office in Geneva and she taught International Economics at University of Perugia (Italy). Her research activity includes macroeconomics, economic policy and EU governance. She has experience in coordinating research projects and networks. She has published extensively on the economic policy and governance of the euro area and participates regularly in international conferences. She holds a Ph.D. degree in International Economics from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva (Switzerland).