Degree in Political Science, Turin University; Master's degree, Institute of Latin American Studies, University of London; PhD, Bocconi University. Formerly, various positions, Banque Sudameris, Paris; Lecturer, International Economic Law, International Public Law and EU Law, Turin University. Since 2004, Senior Economist, Global Competitiveness Programme, World Economic Forum; Editor, Global Information Technology Report series. Expertise: international financing, developing economies. Interests: development, international and regional trade, economic integration.