Role in the project: Luciana will contribute to the compilation of DIGIWHIST's comparative procurement database, transparency indicators and data analysis; as well as the monitoring of procurement laws and regulations.
Biography: Luciana Cingolani, PhD is a postdoctoral researcher at the Hertie School of Governance for the DIGIWHIST project. She obtained her PhD on Development and Public Policy Analysis from Maastricht University in 2014. Previously she obtained an MPhil from San Andres University in Buenos Aires, funded by the Argentine Research Council. Her research revolves around the impacts of institutions in development, and the role of governance, state capacity and transparency. She has collaborated with several development organizations including the United Nations University, the United Nations Development Programme and the French Development Agency.