FEDERICA MARIA RAITI PhD Student PhD program:: XXXVII email: supervisor: Gianluca Grimalda, Tommaso Reggiani, and Valentina Rotondi co-supervisor: Gianluca Grimalda, Tommaso Reggiani, and Valentina Rotondi I am a Ph.D. Candidate at the Department of Economics and Law of Sapienza University of Rome.I earned my B.A. in Socioeconomics from the University of Hamburg. I pursued my studies at the University of Pavia and the Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (China). I afterwards joined the Advanced Studies Program at Kiel Institute for the World Economy (Germany). My recent research uses empirical, and experimental approaches to investigate the relevance of social capital, cognitive abilities such as support for economic success in Papua New Guinea. My doctoral dissertation focuses on the point of view of behavioral economics, the psychological and behavioral aspects that lead to a sustainable development.