Lucia Tajoli is Full Professor of Economic Policy at the Department of Management Engineering of the Politecnico di Milano. Previously she was a Lecturer at Bocconi University and then an Associate Professor at the Polytechnic University of Milan. She received her degree in Political Economy in 1988 and a PhD in Economics from Bocconi University in 1994.
She is currently holding courses in Economics, International Economics, International Markets and European Institutions at the Polytechnic University of Milan in the undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs, and postgraduate (MBA, EMBA). Between 2010 and 2016 she also taught International Economics at Bocconi University and between 2011 and 2015 she taught in the PhD course of Economics at the Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa.
She has been a Visiting Scholar and Visiting Professor at the University of Michigan's Ford School of Public Policy, Ann Arbor (USA), Professor in International Trade Policy and European Integration courses. She has been invited as a Speaker and Visiting Professor in many European universities and institutions and in international conferences.
Her research activity focuses on theoretical and empirical issues related to international trade and economic integration between countries, in particular through the international fragmentation of production and network analysis applications. On these issues she has published hundred of scientific papers in national and international journals, in collective volumes, and in a series of working papers.