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.

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Research Summary


"Goods and Factor Market Integration:A Quantitative Assessment of the EU Enlargement" (joint with L. Caliendo, L. D. Opromolla and F. Parro)

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

"The Value of Managers' Export Experience: Lessons from the Angolan Civil War" (joint with G. Mion and L. D. Opromolla)

Accepted at the Review of Economics and Statistics

Working papers:

"The Financial Channels of Labor Rigidities: Evidence from Portugal" (joint with E.M. Acabbi and E. Panetti) New version Oct 2022

"Shocks and the organisation of the firm: who pays the bill?" (joint with E.M. Acabbi) New version coming soon

"Globalization in the time of COVID-19" (joint with Marina Steininger)

Work in progress:

"The Short and Long Run Effects of the Refugee Crisis in Europe" (joint with L. Caliendo, L. D. Opromolla and F. Parro)