Vitae

Education:

  • Ph.D. in Economics, University of Namur (2012) - TITLE: "Essays in Information Aggregation and Political Economics"
  • M.Sc. in Economics and Management of Networks and Innovation, Cum Laude, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (2006)
  • B.A. in Economics, Networks and Innovation, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (2003)

Jobs:

Teaching:

  • Lecturer Market Microstructure, University College London (from 2018-2019) [Syllabus] [Moodle Page]
  • Lecturer History of Consumption and Marketing Models, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (2017-2018)
  • Lecturer of 1 teaching module Data Analysis Laboratory (MOOC module), University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (2016) [Intro]
  • Expert Lectures Food Economics - University of Bologna (2016)

Academic Qualifications:

  • Italian qualification as Associate Professor in Political Economics (Section 13/A1) and Economic Policy (Section 13/A2) (Since 01/2020)
  • French qualification to the functions of Maître de conférences in Economic Sciences (Section 05) (Since 02/2014, renewed in 2018).

Ongoing Grant Applications:

  • African Digital Vouchers Network to Enhance Child and Maternal Care" (AfroDV), Funder: UKRI GCRF DIDA, Activity Period 02/2020-02/2021, Role: Co-Investigator
  • DART: Digital Marketplaces for services and Trade, Funder: UKRI Next Stage Digital Economy Centres, Activity Period: 03/2020-03/2025, Role: Co-Investigator

Recent Grants:

  • Decentralized Platform Economics: Optimal Incentives and Structure, Funder: Center for Blockchain Technologies, Activity Period: 07/2019-01/2020. Role: Principal Investigator
  • Digitalisation in the Automotive Supply Chain in Mexico (PI: Jorge Carreto Sanginés, UNAM), Funder: National Autonomous University of Mexico Research Fund, Activity Period 01/2020-01/2023, Role: Co-Investigator
  • Digital Toolbox to assess and visualize development practices in open-source distributed ledger platforms (PI: Fabio Caccioli, UCL), Funder: Center for Blockchain Technologies, Activity Period 07/2019-01/2020, Role: Co-Investigator
  • Incentives and Governance Model for Decentralized Exchanges Operating in the Crypo-Asset Ecosystem (PI: Giacomo Livan, UCL), Funder: Center for Blockchain Technologies, Activity Period 07/2019-01/2020, Role: Co-Investigator
  • Data driven methodologies to study social capital and its role for economic growth (PI: Marco Mamei, UNIMORE), Funder: University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (FAR), Activity Period: 09/2019-09/2021, Role: External Collaborator
  • Information and education to sustainability (PI: Marco Setti), Funder: Emilia Romagna Region. Activity Period: 09/2017-09/2018. Role: Co-Investigator
  • Gossip, Reputation, and Cooperation: Building Blocks of Social Order (PI: Karoly Takacs), FUNDER: OTKA (Hungary), Activity Period: 06/2014-06/2018. Role: Co-Investigator.

Research Visit:

Current Departmental Duties:

  • Second Year Coordinator - Undergraduate Programs of the Computer Science department
  • Deputy Selection Tutor - MSc in Financial Risk Management

Professional Consulting:

  • Distributed Ledger Technology Economics Advisor for InvenTrust Ltd. (I was instrumental in the design of the platform's economic incentives).

Here you can find my Full CV:

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