Virginia Silvestri’s field of research is Industrial Organisation, with particular focus on competition and regulation issues in Telecommunications and Media markets.
Virginia studied Economics at Tor Vergata University in Rome, where she graduated in 2007. She then continued her studies at PhD level at IMT Lucca Institute for Advanced Studies and spent the academic year 2009-2010 as a visiting research student at University College London. She obtained her PhD in 2012, with a dissertation on investment and network regulation in broadband markets.
She has several work experiences in the field of telecom regulation and antitrust consultancy. Virginia joined the Florence School of Regulation in November 2011. Virginia holds a PhD in Economics from IMT Lucca and a Degree in Economics and Social Sciences from Tor Vergata University in Rome.