CV (full version here)


Born on 30 March, 1981 in Cosenza (Italy). Married, one daughter.


30 December 2022- Professor of Public Economics, University of Calabria

2020- Researcher, RWI LSCR Network-Leibniz Institute for Economic Research (RWI Essen)

2020- Research Fellow, IZA, Institute of Labor Economics

2011- External Affiliate, Health Econometrics and Data Group (HEDG), University of York

2021- 2022 Professor of Economic Policy, “Magna Graecia” University, Catanzaro

2019-2020 Visiting Researcher, Department of Economics, Lancaster University Management School

2018- Sept. 2021 Associate Professor of Public Economics, “Magna Graecia” University, Catanzaro

2017– Oct.2018 Associate Professor of Public Economics, University of Salerno

2011-2017 Assistant Professor of Public Economics, University of Salerno

2010-2011 Post-Doc researcher, University of Calabria


2008 Ph.D. Specialization in Health Economics and Policy

Swiss School of Public Health, SSPH+, University of Lausanne

2005 - 2008 Ph.D. Applied Economics, University of Calabria

Thesis: “Analysis and measurement of health inequalities in Italy” Supervised by Prof. Elena Granaglia

2003 B.A. Business and Economics, University of Calabria, Final grade:110/110


2017-2023 Member elect of the steering committee of the Italian Health Economics Association (AIES)

2021- Associate Editor, Oxford Open Economics

2020- Editorial Board, Politica Economica- Journal of Economic Policy

2018- Editorial Board, Economics and Human Biology


2019 PRIN (Progetti di Ricerca di Interesse Nazionale) grant for the project “Public Policy Evaluation in the Wake of the Great Recession”. Member of the research unit. Award: 250,000 euros.

2011-2019 FARB (Finanziamento di Ateneo per la Ricerca di base) by the University of Salerno Award: 20,000 Euros.

2007 Young Research Program by the University of Calabria. Award: 20,000 Euros


Economic Journal, Journal of Health Economics**, Health Economics***, Economics and Human Biology***, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Vaccine, Social Choice and Welfare, Social Science and Medicine, PLOS One, Food Policy, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, Health Policy*, Economic Inquiry, American Journal of Health Economics, Geneva papers on risk and insurance, European Journal of Health Economics, Kyklos, Southern Economic Journal, Health Policy and Planning, Journal of Happiness Studies, Bulletin of Economic Research, Economia Politica, British Medical Journal , International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Italian Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Public Health Research.

*≥2 referee reports **≥ 3 referee reports ***≥ 5 referee reports