Paolo Spada
Lecturer at University of Southampton


Dr. Paolo Spada is a Lecturer in Comparative Politics within Politics at the University of Southampton. His research on Collective Intelligence explores how to combine the expertise of different people to achieve better decision making. His work investigates in particular how and when these processes reshape political representation, promote accountability, and affect the planning and delivery of public policies. Paolo holds a Phd in Political Science (Yale University) and a Phd in Economics (Bologna University).

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