Short Bio and CV

Fields of interest:

Economics of Climate Change, Environmental Economics, Energy Economics, Agricultural Economics.

Complete Curriculum vitae:

Curriculum Vitae available here.

Short Bio:

I am Assistant Professor at the School of Public Policy of the Georgia Institute of Technology. I teach Introduction to Statistics (undergraduate), Environmental Economics (graduate), Advanced Cost-Benefit Analysis (graduate and undergraduate), and Advanced Research Methods II (graduate microeconometrics).

I am a CESifo Research Network Affiliate, and Affiliate Researcher at the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC). 

Before joining Georgia Tech I was Senior Researcher at the Sustainable Development Unit of Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM).

I have a PhD in Economics from Catholic University of Milan, a MSc in Economics from University College London and a MA in Economics from Brown University. In 2011-2013 I was Postdoctoral Fellow at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.

My main research interests are in Environmental, Energy and Agricultural Economics. I am one of the authors of WITCH, an Integrated Assessment Model to study optimal climate mitigation policies. My work now focuses on methods to estimate impacts of and adaptation to climate change, especially in agriculture.

I have been awarded the Marie Curie international fellowship for the years 2011-2014, the Oddone Fantini B.A. Thesis Award and the Marco Fanno Fellowship for studies abroad. I worked as consultant for the EBRD, the OECD, the UNDP and the UNEP

In 2011-2014 I was Lead Author for the Working Group III of the Fifth Assessment Report of the IPCC.