Professor of Economics
University of Turin
PhD in Economics, London School of Economics. Former: Economist, Research Department, IMF; Associate Professor of Economics, Universita' Bocconi, Milan. 2004-05, Economic Counsellor, Italian Ministry of Finance. Currently, Professor of Economics, University of Torino and Director and Fellow, Collegio Carlo Alberto. Research Fellow: CEPR, London; IZA, Bonn; IGIER, Milan. Head of Labour Studies, Fondazione Debenedetti. Vice-President of the Supervisory Board, Intesa SanPaolo. Founding and current Editor, www.lavoce.info. Author of publications in the American Economic Review, Economic Journal, Economic Policy, European Economic Review, Journal of the European Economic Association, Review of Economic Dynamics, and Review of Economic Studies; also author and editor of books published by Oxford University Press. Main research interests are in the macroeconomics of the labour market, with particular emphasis on labour force participation and the role of institutions.