I am a postdoctoral researcher at the Toulouse School of Economics (TSE). Prior to TSE, I was awarded the FSR "MOVE-IN" Postdoctoral Fellowship at CORE - Universitè catholique de Louvain and I obtained a Ph.D. from the University of York.

Since 2018, I am affiliated to the:


I am an applied micro-economist, combining theory with empirical analyses to answer policy-relevant and complex questions. My interests of research concern the regulation of digital markets and the new challenges for competition policy. I am also interested in the unintended effects of public policies and regulation of emerging markets (e.g., cannabis market).

I am on the 2019/2020 economics job market.


Elias Carroni, Dimitri Paolini, and myself are organizing this year's Digital Economics Session within the XI Workshop on INSTITUTIONS, INDIVIDUAL BEHAVIOR AND ECONOMIC OUTCOMES in Alghero (Sardinia Island, in Italy). More information will follow soon.

Contact details:

Email: leonardo.madio (at) tse-fr.eu

What's new?

With my coauthors Elias Carroni and Shiva Shekhar, we released an opinion piece on exclusive deals and vertical mergers in platforms following our working paper "Superstars in two-sided markets: exclusives or not?".

Please have a look.

LED Research Group

In September 2019, at CORE UCLouvain, we launched the Louvain Economics of Digitization (LED) Research Group to promote research on digital economics.

Stay Tuned!