Lucia Visconti Parisio, born in Desenzano (BS) in 1964, is full professor of Public Economics at the University of Milano-Bicocca. She is head of the Department of Economics, Management and Statistics and member of the Academical Senate. She completed her Master degree in Economics (York, UK) in 1991 and her PhD in Economics in 1995 at the University of Pavia. Her research activity has focused on economic theory of auctions and markets, with applications to public procurements and market architecture. She currently studies energy markets with particular reference to renewables tecnologies and their impact on market functioning and allocations.