Welcome. I am a research fellow in the Political Economy group (PSPE) of the Department of Government at the London School of Economics (LSE).  I studied  at the Università degli studi di Firenze (UNIFI) and received my PhD  in 2017 from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB).  


Email: m.giani ‘at’ lse.ac.uk
Office: CON 5.01, Connaught House
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7186


Electoral Competition through Issue Selection, with E. Aragonès and M. Castanheira                                                    American Journal of Political Science  (2015)                                                                                                                                             Supplemental Appendix

Research Papers

 Don’t Ban the Muslims: Security and Immigration under the Terror Threat                                                                         R&R American Political Science Review

Immigration, Human Rights and Redistribution

Torture Their Bodies and Ignore my Emails: Policy Demand following Terror Attack

Does Inequality Harm Democracy? The Inclusion and Representation of the Poor in Europe, with D. Bol

Global Racist Contagion following Donald Trump’s Election, with P.G Méon

Policy Papers

Inequality in Education, School-dropout and Adolescent lives in Burundi, with P. Verwimp and coauthors                  Unicef Policy Report (2015)

A Field Survey Experiment on Spacing and Order Effects: The Case of Parental Practices towards Childhood Development, with J.C Munoz and P. Verwimp