I am a full Professor of Economics at Bocconi University, Milan; Director of the Analysis in Pension Economics unit of the Baffi-Carefin Center, Research Fellow at the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), at the CES-Ifo, at IGIER, and at the Center for Economic and Political Research on Aging (CEPRA) at the University of Lugano. I am a co-Editor of the European Journal of Political Economy, and of the Journal of Pension Economics and Finance. I have been a consultant at the OECD, the World Bank and the Italian Prime Minister Office. I received a PhD in Economics from UCLA.
My research deals with political economics, aging, social security and the welfare state. Recently, I have also worked on the socio-economic effects of COVID-19