• PhD Candidate, Indiana University, Bloomington, Frédéric Bastiat Fellow

Laura Montenovo is a PhD candidate in public affairs at Indiana University, Bloomington. She is broadly interested in how different types of labor regulation and their design shape the job opportunities of workers, the productivity of firms, and the economy overall. Laura earned an MS in economics from Bocconi University, and a BA in economics from Georgia State University and Ca’ Foscari University. She was a Mercatus Center Don Lavoie fellow during the spring 2021 semester and a Mercatus Center Frédéric Bastiat fellow during the 2021-2022 academic year.