Carla De Pietro obtained her Phd in 2012 on the basis of a Joint Phd agreement concluded between the University of Bologna and Tilburg University. Her thesis, dedicated to Tax Treaty Override, was published in the EUCOTAX Series. After some years of academic experience as a researcher and lecturer at the University of Bologna, she works now as an Assistant Professor at Tilburg University. She is also the Academic Director of the master program International Business Tax Economics.
Her research focuses on international and EU taxation. She is particularly interested in the aspects concerning tax policy and global tax governance. Her articles are published in some of the leading journals in the field of taxation. She is also the editor of the book "New Perspectives on Fiscal State Aid. Legitimacy and Effectiveness of Fiscal State Aid Control" (EUCOTAX Series).