I am Economist in the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund, CEPR Research Fellow in the International Macroeconomics and Finance programme, Associate Fellow at SAIS Europe, and member of the Money & Finance Research (MoFiR). I have been Assistant Professor at the Universita' Politecnica delle Marche and Associate Professor of Economics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). My research focuses on financial intermediation, banking, development finance, and sovereign debt. I am associate editor of the IMF Economic Review, Economia (LACEA) and the Journal of Financial Stability

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Geoeconomic Fragmentation: The Economic Risks From a Fractured World Economy, CEPR Press, with S. Aiyar and M. Ruta (eds.); companion VoxEU column introducing the book, with S. Aiyar, P.O. Gourinchas and M. Ruta

Who Pays For Your Rewards? Redistribution in the Credit Card Market (with S. Agarwal, A. F. Silva and C. Wix), December 2022 (coverage: FT Alphaville, CNBC, NYTimes, Washington Post, Bloomberg (2), WSJ, Vox, Quartz; podcast @VoxTalks and IMF)

Investing in Friends: The Role of Geopolitical Alignment in FDI Flows (with S. Aiyar and D. Malacrino), European Journal of Political Economy, forthcoming

Debtor (non-)participation in sovereign debt relief: A real option approach (with D. Cassimon and D. Essers), CEPR Discussion Paper n. 18415, revision requested, World Bank Economic Review