Curriculum Vitae

I was born in 1984 in Milan. I am currently an Assistant Professor at Universidad de los Andes School of Management and a Research Affiliate at MIT - Sociotechnical Systems Research Center. 

Research Experience

Postdoctoral Associate at MIT Insitute for Data, Systems, and Society

January 2016 - to date

Postdoctoral Research Assistant at Singapore University of Technology and Design

October 2014 - November 2015


PhD in Economics and Policy Studies of

Technological Change

UNU-MERIT and Maastricht University

September 2009 - December 2015

EU Erasmus Visiting Master Student Program

Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands

August 2007 - January 2008

Master of Science in Economics of International Markets and New Technologies

Bocconi University

September 2006 - March 2009

EU Erasmus Visiting Bachelor Student Program

University Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France

August 2007 - January 2008

Bachelor of Science in Economics of International Markets and New Technologies

Bocconi University

September 2003 - July 2006

Teaching and Supervising Experience


Co-advisor of Graduate Research Intern at


Co-advisor of Undergraduate Student Thesis at Maastricht University

Research Interests

Primary: Economics and Management of Technological Change, Innovation and Capability Upgrading, Technology Dynamics

Secondary: Science, Technology and Innovation Policy


Best Poster Award

2015 Conference on Complex Systems

Best Symposium Paper Award

2010 International Symposium on Agent-Based Modeling

Outstanding PhD Paper Award

2009 European Meeting on Applied Evolutionary Economics

United Nations PhD Scholarship



Analysis of Complex Networks

Statistics and Probability



Python, Matlab, Stata, igraph, Pajek


Italian (native), English (fluent), Spanish (fluent), French (used to be fluent, now intermediate)



Graduate Courses

Introduction to Applied Statistics

Singapore University of Technology and Design

Undergraduate Courses

Innovation in Economics and Business

International Economics


Principle of Economics


Maastricht University

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