Luisa Scarcella

Chief Economist, Taxation, Innovation in Finance

Dr. Luisa Scarcella works as postdoctoral researcher at the DigiTax Centre of the University of Antwerp (Belgium). Luisa is also coordinator of the Finance, Law and Economics working group of the Young Scholars Initiative INET (Institute for New Economic Thinking) and research associate at the Center for Blockchain Technologies of the UCL University of London.

She holds a PhD in tax law from the University of Graz where she has also worked as research and teaching assistant for the Tax and Fiscal Law Department. In the past, she has worked as researcher for the International Fiscal Association (IFA), she was research associate at the Cambridge Center for Alternative Finance of the University of Cambridge and she was visiting scholar at the Center for Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law (CiTiP) of the KU Leuven University. In 2018 she was awarded a prestigious scholarship from the Austrian Ministry of Research and in 2020 she was among the 8 PhD holders in social and human sciences who were awarded the Austrian Academy of Sciences’ Postdoc-track fellowship.