Full CV – here
2020- Senior 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
2021- Sony Entertainment Interactive (£300,000 + £100,000) – Principal Investigator (with Rupert Younger)
2019- UKRI Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) (£42,000) – Principal Investigator (with Johanna Koehler)
2019 John Fell Fund Grant (£ 7,500) – Principal Investigator
2013-2017 Full doctoral fellowship, Maastricht University
2010 Jacopo Ficai Research grant (€10,000) – Principal Investigator
2010 Prize for the most original master thesis, Economics department, University of Florence
2018-2020 Research Associate in Behaviour, Finance and Social Statistics – Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford
2017-2019 Stipendiary lecturer in Economics – St. Peter’s College, University of Oxford
2012 Researcher – University of Florence Department of Economics, Florence (Italy)
2011 Consultant – Italian Ministry of Economics and Finance, Treasury department, Rome (Italy)
2011 Consultant – United Nations ILO, Social Protection department, Geneva (Switzerland)
2009-2010 Research Assistant – European University Institute, Robert Schuman Center, Fiesole (Italy)
2008 Italian Institute for Foreign Trade (ICE) – Research Department, Rome (Italy)