Paola Giuliano is an Assistant Professor of Economics in the Global Economics and Management Group at UCLA Anderson School of Management. Her main areas of research are culture and economics and political economy. Recent projects focus on questions related to the role of culture and history in the determination of economic outcomes, and the importance of the family in the transmission of economic values. Professor Giuliano is a faculty research fellow of the NBER and a research affiliate of IZA (Institute for the Study of Labor). She holds a B.A. from Bocconi University (Milan) and a Ph. D. in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley. She received the Young Economist Award from the European Economic Association in 2004. Professor Giuliano teaches The Global Economy and Managerial Economics MBA courses at UCLA.