- February 2004: Ph.D. In Statistics, Università degli Studi di Padova. Thesis: Markov Chain Monte Carlo Methods for Inference on Continuous Time Processes. Supervisor: Prof. Silvano Bordignon
- April 2002 -July 2003: Visiting Scholar, Duke University, Department of Economics. Supervisor: Prof. Bjørn Eraker
- March 1999: Degree in Statistical Sciences and Economics, Università degli Studi di Padova. Thesis: Modelli a Volatilità Stocastica: Inferenza Bayesiana con Metodi MCMC. Supervisor: Prof. Nunzio Cappuccio.
Current and past positions:
- February 2021: Associate Professor, University Ca' Foscari, Venezia, Department of Economics
- September 2014 - February 2021: Associate Professor, University of Bologna, Department of Economics
- October 2011 - June 2013 Adjunct Professor of International Economics, Johns Hopkins University, SAIS Bologna Center. Teaching: Statistical Methods for Business & Economics
- March 2006- August 2014: Assistant Professor, University of Bologna, Department of Economics
- April 2005 - February 2006: Research Assistant, Università degli Studi di Padova, Department of Statistical Sciences
- February 2004 - February 2005: Research Assistant, Università degli Studi di Verona, Department of Economics
- October 1999 - Octiber 2001: Junior Researcher, Fondazione ENI "Enrico Mattei"
Monte Carlo methods for inference, State-space models, nonlinear models, time series econometrics (Markov switching, volatility modelling, jumps in finance), macroeconometrics (DSGE and VAR models)