I am an applied Public Economist with interests in Economics of Education and Public Finance. I hold a Phd in Economics from the University of Warwick and a Doctorate in Public Finance from the University of Pavia. I have been recently qualified as Associate Professor in Public Economics by the Italian National Qualification (ASN) committee.
I am currently Assistant Professor of Economics at Lancaster University (UK) and Magna Graecia University (Italy).
I have track record of publications in the fields of my expertise that appeared on the Economic Journal, Journal of Human Capital, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Economics of Education Review.
I am the organizer, together with Colin Green (Lancaster University) of the International Workshop on Applied Economics of Education, which is recognized as the most important European conference in the field. It is held each year at Catanzaro, funded by Magna Graecia University and jointly organized with Lancaster University.