Laura Pierret is a Doctoral Researcher at the Institute of Political Science since September 2020. Prior to joining the University of Luxembourg, she was an Academic Assistant at the College of Europe (Bruges, 2019-2020), an Assistant Economist at the Embassy of the Argentine Republic (Brussels, 2018), and a Junior Analyst at France Stratégie – Prime Minister’s Office (Paris, 2016-2017).

Her research is at the crossroads of comparative politics, political economy and EU studies. In particular, her dissertation investigates the concept of moral hazard in the context of Economic and Monetary Union (EMU). Her research is supervised by Professor David Howarth, with whom she also works on a project aimed at “Building  Effective European Banking Supervision”, funded by the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR).
Laura holds a master’s degree in European Political and Governance Studies from the College of Europe, a master’s degree in International Economics from the Paris-Dauphine University, and a double bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Paris-Dauphine University and the Autonomous University of Madrid

Research interests
European Integration
Political Economy
European Economic Governance