* Projects started before 2016.

Data brokers co-opetition

Oxford Economics Papers. Forthcoming. (with Y. Gu and C. Reggiani)
[Non-technical summary at Liverpool Insights 2019/2] [Latest WP Version]

Do-it-Yourself medicine? The impact of (unintended) light cannabis liberalization on prescription drugs

Journal of Health Economics. 2020. (with V. Carrieri and F. Principe) Our take on Lavoce.info. Media coverage: Business Insider; HempIndustrydaily; Corriere di Calabria; TheGreenEntrepeneur, CannabisNow; TheHighTimes; The Health Economists' Blog;[Non-technical summary] [IZA Working Paper]

Light cannabis and organized crime. Evidence from (unintended) liberalization in Italy

European Economic Review. 2019. (with V. Carrieri and F. Principe) Our take on Lavoce.info. Media Coverage: ANSA; Business Insider; Repubblica; Wired; AGI; Open; Affari Italiani; TPI; Lettera43; Fuoriluogo; RADIO24; HempIndustrydaily; VICE (2019); VICE (2020) IlSecoloXIX; The Vision; Reuters, NOS.nl.

Vaccine hesitancy and (fake) news: Quasi-experimental evidence from Italy,

Health Economics. 2019. (with V. Carrieri and F. Principe) Most Downloaded Articles at Health Economics. Media Coverage: The Health Economists' Blog. Corriere del Trentino. Comminit (Canada) // Wikipedia Entry.

*Intra- and inter-regional commuting. Assessing the role of wage differentials

Papers in Regional Science .2019. (with A.S. Bergantino)

*Intermodal competition and substitution. HSR versus air transport: understanding the socio-economic determinants of modal choice

Research in Transportation Economics. 2020. (with A.S. Bergantino). Special Issue: Air Transport Markets, Strategies and Policies


Superstar exclusivity in two-sided markets

with E. Carroni and S. Shekhar. Revised October 2021. R&R Management ScienceSelected for the Distinguished Affiliate Award at CESifo "Economics of Digitization" 2018. Nominated for the Antitrust Writing Award 2019. CESifo Featured Article, April 2019.[TSE Working Paper] [SSRN] [Non-technical summary] [Expert Opinion for Compass Lexecon]

The economics of platform liability

with Y. Lefouili. TSE Digital Center Policy Papers Series February 2021. Revised July 2021. R&R European Journal of Law & Economics[Presentation @ Economics of Platforms]

Platform liability and innovation

with D-S. Jeon and Y. Lefouili. Last Updated: September 2021. NEW!Funded by the NET Institute Summer Grants 2021

Content moderation and advertising in social media platforms

with M. Quinn. Last Updated: November 2021. SUBMITTED8th Giorgio Rota Best Paper Award for Young Researchers by Centro Einaudi 2020.

Exclusive data, price manipulation, and market leadership

with Y. Gu and C. Reggiani. Last Updated: February 2021. SUBMITTED[CESifo Featured Article, November 2019] [Non-technical summary] [CESifo Summary] [Presentation @ MACCI/EPoS]

Collusion sustainability with a capacity constrained firm

with A. Pignataro. Last Updated: September 2021. SUBMITTED

Promotion ban and heterogeneity in retail prices during the Great Lockdown

with J. Hindriks and V. Serse. CESifo Working Paper. Last Updated: July 2021. NEW VERSION COMING SOON


Platform duality and network externalities

with A. Gautier and S. Shekhar. [TSE Video Talk]

Swimming with or against the stream? Understanding competition in the streaming industry

with P. Belleflamme and D. Paolini

Competition for prominence

with F. Ciotti.

The political economy of (light) cannabis

with V. Carrieri, F. Principe, and P. Roberti