Professor Gabriele Gratton

Professor Gabriele Gratton


PhD in Economics, Boston University, 2011

MSc in Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2006

BA (Laurea) in Economics, University of Rome 'Tor Vergata', 2005

Business School
School of Economics

Gabriele Gratton is Professor of Politics and Economics in the UNSW Business School and an ARC Future Fellow. His research focuses on information asymmetries and communication in politics and organisations.  Through his research, Gabriele Gratton aims to understand how the institutions and technologies controlling the transmission of information affect election campaigns and policymaking. More broadly, he is interested in the design of democratic institutions capable to withstand negative economic and social shocks. Visit the Resilient Democracy Lab website and to learn more.

Personal website:

Room 470A, UNSW Business School building

ARC Future Fellowship: ($1,013,480) "Resilient Democracy for the 21st Century:, 2022-2025

UNSW Scientia Program: ($160,000), 2019-2022

BSRG: ($24,852) “Political Reputation and the Evolution of Bureaucracy, 2018

ARC Discovery Project: ($139,000) “Legitimacy and Representation: A Comprehensive Study of Electoral Systems and Strategic Voting Behaviour”, 2014–2016 (with Carlos Pimienta and Marco Faravelli)

ASB Research Grant: ($7,100) “Media, Defamation, and Corruption”, 2013/2014

ASB Research Grant: ($9,058) “Understanding Terrorism: Fear and Reputation”, 2012

ASB Travel Grants, 2012-2013

Special Research Fellowship, Boston University, Fall 2010

Summer Research Grant, Boston University, Summer 2010

Travel Grant, Boston University IED, Summer 2010

Oliver Williamson Best Conference Paper Award, Society for Institutional & Organizational Economics (SIOE), 2021

UNSW Business School Outstanding Research Award (Associate Professor), 2019

UNSW Business School Non-Professorial Research Achievement Award 2014

My Research Supervision

Barton E. Lee: 

Ian Hoefer Martí 

My Teaching

ECON 3106 Politics and Economics

ECON4100 Advanced Microeconomic Analysis