I am an Assistant Professor of Economics at University of Bologna.

I obtained my Ph.D. from LSE in Spring 2018.

I am a research affiliate of the CEPR Organizational Economics (OE) & International Trade and Regional Economics (IT)

I am research fellow at CESifo.

My research interests are international trade and organisational economics. 

You can find my cv here. Google scholar profile here.

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Research Summary


Journal of Political Economy, 2021, 129(12), pages 3941-3545

Forthcoming at the Review of Economics and Statistics (link to the ReStat version here)

Covid Economics: Vetted and Real-Time Papers, Issue 19, 159-210, May 2020

American Economic Association, Papers & Proceedings, vol 113, May 2023 (link to the AEA here)

Working papers:

New, January 2023

Work in progress:

"On city growth: the role of skill portability" with T. Sonno

"On the geography of production and consumption"

"Spatial inequality and artificial inteliggence" with A. Roulet and L. Tian