Research interests
Development economics, conflict, industrial policy, international trade


My research papers are available at
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Working Papers

Conflict exposure and health: Evidence from the Gaza Strip (with Valerio Leone Sciabolazza), HiCN Working Paper 340, R&R Health Economics

Migration in Libya: A spatial network analysis (with Valerio Leone Sciabolazza and Vasco Molini). World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 9110 [PDF]

Firms amid conflict: Performace, production inputs, and market competition (with Davide del Prete and Aminur Rahman)

Trade Agreements: What do governments maximize? (with Francesco Amodio, Leonardo Baccini, and Giorgio Chiovelli)

Trade liberalization and political violence: Evidence from North-South cooperation (with Francesco Amodio, Leonardo Baccini, and Giorgio Chiovelli)

Product market competition and the labour market: Evidence from South Africa (with Francesco Amodio, Yifan Li, and Patrizio Piraino). WIDER WP 2020/39 [PDF]

Heterogeneous entrepreneurs, government quality, and the effectiveness of industrial policy (with Giorgio Fabbri and Vincenzo Lombardo)



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