2018- Research Associate in Behaviour, Finance and Social Statistics – Smith School of Enterprise and Environment, University of Oxford.
2019- William Golding Junior Research Fellow – Brasenose College, University of Oxford.
2019- Associate Member – Department of Economics, University of Oxford.
2018 Ph.D. in Economics, School of Business and Economics, Maastricht University (the Netherlands). Thesis title: “On Institutional persistence” (supervisors: Prof. Robin Cowan and Eleonora Nillesen, degree committee: Marie Claire Villeval, Martin Strobel, Michael Grimm, Théophile Azumahou).
2010 M.Phil. in Economics, University of Florence (Italy). Thesis: “Trade Negotiations and Lobbying Activity: Some theoretical reflections” (supervisor: Prof. Giorgia Giovannetti). Grade: Summa cum laude and mention of publication.
2007 Bachelor in Development Economics, University of Florence (Italy). Thesis: “The veto-players in the WTO” (supervisor: Dr. Nicolò Bellanca). Grade: Summa cum laude.
ACADEMIC AWARDS and GRANTS
2019 Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) (amount 42000 pounds) – Principal Investigator with Johanna Koehler
2019 John Fell Fund Grant (amount 7400 pounds) – Principal Investigator
2013-2017 Full doctoral fellowship, Maastricht University
2010 Jacopo Ficai Research grant (amount 10.000 euros) – Principal Investigator
2010 Prize the most original master thesis, Economics department, University of Florence.
ADDITIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE
2012 University of Florence – Department of Economics, Florence (Italy)
2011 Italian Ministry of Economics and Finance– Treasury department, Div. III, Rome (Italy)
2011 United Nations International Labour Office (ILO) – Social Protection department, Geneva (Switzerland)
2010 European University Institute (EUI) – Robert Schuman Center, Fiesole (Italy)
2009 European University Institute (EUI) – Robert Schuman Center, Fiesole (Italy)
2008 Italian Institute for Foreign Trade (ICE) – Research Department, Rome (Italy)