Eleonora's research activity is mainly focused on micro-econometrics applied to development economics and to health economics.
Her research focuses on the determinants of health and health behaviours. She has worked on the interaction between healthcare interventions and individual health investments. She is also interested in the socioeconomics determinants of health in developed and developing countries, the effect of information on individuals' engagement in risky health behaviours, the effect of early life interventions on later life outcomes and the relation between physical and mental health. You can access her papers on the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) and/or on IDEAS.
She has obtained grants from the Medical Research Council (MRC), MRC joint with DFiD and ESRC, the National Institute for Health Research, the Royal Economic Society, the Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing, the University of Manchester Research Institute and the School of Social Sciences at the University of Manchester. She has presented at several national and international conferences on economics, health economics and econometrics, and development economics.