Francesco has over one year of professional experience in economic research in academia and the public sector. At the ifo Institute in Munich he contributed to understand if internet availability fostered economic growth in Sub-Saharan countries in the 2000s. He also worked as junior economist at the Observatory on Italian Public Accounts in Milan where he contributed to a better management and understanding of public accounts in Italy through detailed research and analysis.
Francesco holds a Master of Science in Economics from the University of Pisa and from Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa and a double Bachelor’s degree in economics and management from the University of Trento and Dresden University of Technology. At the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies he also completed a second level master degree in economics and management.
A native Italian speaker, he is also fluent in English and has an intermediate knowledge of German and Spanish.