AFFILIATION

PhD Candidate in Political Science and Sociology

YEAR OF ENROLLMENT

2015/2016

SHORT BIO

Claudia Acciai is a PhD candidate at the Institute of Humanities and Social Science, Scuola Normale Superiore (Florence). Her PhD project deals with the process of policy instruments selection in the innovation sector in a comparative perspective. She got her MSs in Political Science and Decision Making process (curriculum Institution and Markets) at the University of Florence. In her thesis she investigated housing policy in Italy and the influence policy instruments had on the characteristics of different local policy designs. During her master she spent one semester at the Université Toulouse I Capitole. Moreover, she also attended an advanced master in Public Policy and Social Changes at the Collegio Carlo Alberto in Turin.

RESEARCH INTERESTS/TOPIC OF PHD PROJECT

Public Policy, Policy Instruments, Innovation Policy, Governance.