DG Economics, Statistics and ResearchLabour Market and Structural AnalysisBank of Italyvia Nazionale 91 - 00184 Roma – ItalyTel: +39 06 4792 2342e-mail:

I'm an economic advisor at the Bank of Italy. My research interests lie in the fields of labor economics, economics of immigration and applied econometrics. I'm also affiliated to the Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti

I obtained my Ph.D. from the Department of Economics at the University of California, Davis. Please download my CV here

Check out my contributions on VoxEU and, my NBER, RePEc and Google Scholar pages and Twitter account


"Internal mobility in the US: The important role of the foreign-born population" (with Giovanni Peri) is now available on the Journal of Economic Perspectives

The new IZA working paper "Does emigration drain entrepreneurs?" is now online (previously circulated as "Youth Drain, Entrepreneurship and Innovation")

The IZA and OECD working paper "New Hazardous Jobs and Worker Reallocation" (with Tito Boeri, Alessandro Caiumi and Marco Paccagnella) is now online