Chiara Trombini

Chiara Trombini

Ph.D. Candidate in Business Administration and Management, Bocconi University
WAPPP Fellow
Chiara Trombini

Chiara Trombini's research uses organizational strategies to close gender gaps in negotiation, judgement, and decision making. As a WAPPP Fellow, Chiara will analyze the impact of self-affirmation interventions on gender differences in negotiation.


Chiara Trombini is a doctoral candidate in Business Administration and Management with a major in Organizational Behavior at Bocconi University and a Fellow at the Women and Public Policy Program at Harvard University. Her research interests focus primarily on behavioral decision-making, judgment, cognitive biases and negotiation with a gender perspective. She combines laboratory and field research to examine the roots of gender differences in negotiation behavior and performance. As a WAPPP Fellow, Chiara will work on developing an organizational intervention to level the negotiation playing field. She holds an M.Sc. degree in Economics and B.S. degree in Economics and Management from Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. She spent an inspiring semester at Melbourne University working on her master’s thesis on the role of regret in decision-making combining insights from behavioral economics, psychology and neuroscience. Chiara likes innovative projects. She is currently working on a project involving eye-tracking.

Research Topic

How Self-Affirmation Can Help Women Succeed in Negotiation