I am an Assistant Professor at Collegio Carlo Alberto. I am interested in the economics of migration, development, and trade.

Curriculum Vitae

Working Papers

Immigrants, Legal Status, and Illegal Trade [Updated Sept. 2022]

Notoriety: Political Violence at a Glance, Nada es Gratis (in Spanish), How to Sell Drugs (podcast), Young Italian Economist Award 2021

Structural Transformation and the Demographic Transition: Evidence from Bangladesh [Updated Aug. 2022] (with Tania Barham, Randall Kuhn, and Patrick Turner)


How Much Are Car Purchases Driven by Home Equity Withdrawal? Evidence from Household Surveys (with Daniel J. Vine and Karen M. Pence), 2019, Vol. 51, No. 5, Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking.

Other Publication

Is Underemployment Underestimated? Evidence from Panel Data (with Geng Li), May 2016, FEDS Notes.


Labor Market Hours Constraints and Home Production (with Geng Li)