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I'm an economic advisor at the Bank of Italy. My research interests in the fields of labor economics, economics of migration and applied econometrics.

I also serve as economic advisor to the Italian Minister for relations with the Parliament.

I obtained my Ph.D. from the Department of Economics at the University of California, Davis. Check out my contributions on VoxEU and, my NBER, RePEc and Google Scholar pages and Twitter account. I'm also affiliated to the Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti. Please download my CV here.


Does emigration drain entrepreneurs? (with Massimo Anelli, Giuseppe Ippedico and Giovanni Peri) - conditionally accepted at AEJ:Applied economics (IZA working paper)

"Unsafe Jobs, Labour Market Risk and Social Protection" (with Tito Boeri, Alessandro Caiumi and Marco Paccagnella) is now published on Economic Policy (previously circulating as "New hazardous jobs and worker reallocation"). The data are available here.