I am an applied economist working at the intersection of industrial organization, institutional economics, organizational economics and behavioral economics. I am Senior Assistant Professor of Economic Policy at the University of Parma – Department of Economics and Management (SEA) and Affiliate at ICRIOS – Bocconi University. Since 2017 I am also a Member of the Scientific Secretariat of the Italian Society of Industrial Economics and Policy (SIEPI). Previously, I was Junior Assistant Professor at the School of European Political Economy (SEP) – LUISS University and Potdoctoral fellow at MEDAlics. I was Visiting Researcher at University of Copenhagen (Institute of Food and Resource Economics) and Harvard University (Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society).
I have the Italian National Scientific Qualification (ASN) as Associate Professor and Full Professor (SECS-P/01, P/02, P/04).
I won the Elinor Ostrom Prize (2014), Franco Modigliani Fellowship (4th Edition – 2013) and the Fabio Gobbo Award (2012). My articles have have been published in Research Policy, Socio-Economic Review, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Cambridge Journal of Economics, Journal of Institutional Economics, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Industry and Innovation, Scientometrics, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics.
I hold a PhD in Economics from the University of Siena and an MA and BA in Economics from the University of Parma.
I live in Reggio Emilia with my wife Agnese, our two daughters Nilde and Olivia, and our crazy boxer Maki.