Carta was a visiting researcher at ZEW's Research Group "International Distribution and Redistribution" on April 23 and 24, 2015. She is an economist at the Directorate General for Economics, Statistics and Research of the Bank of Italy, Labour Market Division, in Rome. Her research interests include public and labour economics. During her stay, she held a ZEW Research Seminar on the effects of commuting times on couples' labour supply. Furthermore, the possibilities of future research cooperation were jointly discussed.