- After being a visiting Ph.D. student at the University of Cambridge for the academic year 2007-2008, and at the University of St. Andrews for the Fall Term 2008, I obtained my Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Siena in September 2009.
- My dissertation, “Behavioural Uncertainty, Expectations and Learning in Macroeconomics”, was examined by Professors Nicola Dimitri (University of Siena), George W. Evans (University of Oregon) and Roger Guesnerie (College de France).
- 2010-2011 Max Weber Fellow, Department of Economics, European University Institute.
Mentor: Ramon Marimon.
Awards and Fellowships
- In 2010 I was awarded the Max Weber post-doc fellowship by the European University Institute.
- In 2009 I received the Best Ph.D. Paper Award from the Society of Computational Economics.
- In 2009, I was awarded the Robert Solow post-doc fellowship by the Cournot Centre.
- Good Luck or Good Policy? An Expectational Theory of Macro-Volatility Switches. [Awarded Society for Computational Economics Graduate Student Prize, 2009]
- Market Power, Expectational Instability and Welfare
- Rationalizable Dynamics and Eductive Convergence Conditions
- Rational Exuberance in Asset Pricing
- Freedom of Choice as Individual Diversity (with Ernesto Savaglio)