Alberto is a Professor of Economics at the University of New South Wales.
His interests are in contract theory, development economics and labour.
He studies the types and features of organizational design that are most effective in firms, enforcement agencies and media.
More recently, he combines theory, empirical analysis and randomised controlled trials to help design interventions that aim to improve educational outcomes using technology.
Alberto is also a Fellow of UNSW's Scientia Education Academy, and the co-chair of the STEP UP initiative in Education.