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Giovanna Massarotto

Giovanna Massarotto

CTIC Research Fellow

Giovanna Massarotto’s scholarship focuses on how technology affects society and the intersection of law, economics, and computer science.

She is an active scholar and author of Antitrust Settlements: How a Semple Agreement Can Drive the Economy, published by Wolters Kluwer, and of papers in many prestigious journals, including the Journal of Competition Law & Economics and John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law.

Massarotto has been invited to speak at the OECD Blockchain Policy Forum, Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), and multiple universities such as the University of Oxford, Stanford Center for Legal Informatics, Codex, University of Zurich (UZH), and the Global Antitrust Institute (GAI).

Before arriving at Penn, Massarotto was a visiting research fellow at Fordham University in New York and then worked in Washington, D.C., for an economic consulting firm specializing in intellectual property law, economic regulation, and antitrust in the telecommunications and high-tech industries. She was an academic visitor at the University of Oxford and taught at Bocconi University and the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business as an adjunct professor. She is an affiliate of the University College London Centre for Blockchain Technologies (UCL CBT) where she ran and taught a program in legal issues in blockchain technologies.

Giovanna is a graduate of the University of Bocconi, PhD 2014, and Carlo Cattaneo University-LIUC, MS 2008 and BA 2006.