Piera Bello, PhD is junior research associate at ZEW. She works in close cooperation with the research unit "International Finance and Financial Management".

Piera Bello is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Zurich and a ZEW Junior Research Associate in the Research Department “International Finance and Financial Management”. Her research has focused on household finance and retirement and has been published e.g. in the Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Economic Geography, Economic Inquiry, International Tax and Public Finance, and Population Studies. Her recent work examines the functioning of annuity markets.

Piera Bello received her PhD from the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) in 2016. Prior to joining the University of Zurich, she worked as a postdoctoral fellow at University College London and Ca’ Foscari University of Venice.