He is a professor of political economy at LUISS and a research fellow at the Einaudi Institute of Economics and Finance and CEPR. He is interested in industrial economics and corporate finance. He holds an ERC Advanced Grant 2020-2025 on “Industrial structure and the European productivity divergence.”
He received his Ph.D in Economics from Stanford University and graduation from Bocconi University. He has been a consultant to public and private bodies. His essays have been published in various international journals.