Advisory board


Research Professor at the Basque Centre for Climate Change, Bilbao, Spain. He leads the research group Assessment Methods and Tools. Previously, in 2010, he was awarded a three-year postdoctoral grant at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission. His research interests include Energy-Environmental-Economic modelling, including Integrated Assessment, Computable General Equilibrium, Dynamic Econometric Input-Output and Multi-Regional Input-Output models.




Guido De Blasio

Director of the Department of Economics and Statistics, Banca d’Italia, Rome, Italy. He received a PhD in Economics at the Universities of Siena, Pisa and Firenze in 1996. His research interests include regional science and urban economics, political economy, and climate change.





André Gaspar Cieplinski

Associate Researcher at the International Council on Clean Transportation, Sao Paulo, Brazil. His work focuses on how public policies and technological innovations can reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the transportation sector. He received a PhD in Economics from the joint PhD program of the Universities of Siena, Pisa and Florence in 2018. Research interests are focused on the interconnection between the economy and the environment. He has experience developing ecological macroeconomic models to assess the impact of environmental policies on income distribution and social and economic policies on greenhouse gas emissions. They include a particular concern on policies, technologies and economic impacts of greenhouse gas mitigation strategies in the transportation sector.



Caterina Francesca Guidi

DTM Consultant & Data Analyst at the Regional Office for South-Eastern Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Asia of the International Organization for Migration, Viena, Austria. She received a Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Siena in 2017. Expert in migration and public health, her research interests are focused on the impact of mobility and migration on welfare systems in Europe. She has over ten years of experience working on policy analysis with academic institutions, international organizations, research centres, and NGOs and coordinating applied research projects. She is an active contributor and a peer reviewer for several journals. She has been invited as a speaker and guest lecturer on the challenges of migration in the European Union and the organization of the reception system at several international conferences and universities.




Alberto Mazzon

Economic Analyst at the Fiscal Policy Analysis Unit of the European Commission Joint Research Centre, Seville, Spain. He received a PhD in Economics from the Universities of Siena, Pisa, and Firenze in 2019. His research interests include policy evaluation using microsimulation methods, the effects of the tax-benefit systems on inequality and poverty, data analysis, and econometrics.





Stefano Ungaro

Senior Research Economist of the Directorate General of Banking Supervision, Bank of France, Paris, France. He also teaches international finance at Johns Hopkins University, Bologna campus. He holds a Ph.D. from the Paris School of Economics, where he was also a postdoctoral fellow. Research, policy, and teaching interests include financial regulation, the history of financial crises, and financial innovation. At the Bank of France, he works as a policy analyst and researcher on issues related to the digitalisation of the financial system, particularly its impact on financial stability. He teaches a course on fintech and digital currencies at Johns Hopkins University Bologna. Before joining the Bank, he worked extensively on European macro, banking, and financial history in the 19th and 20th centuries. He has also taught macroeconomics and finance at Sciences Po Paris, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and EBS Paris. He is an active contributor and peer reviewer for several economic history and finance journals. He has led the organisation of two international conferences, the EHES 2019 and the ACPR 2020, and regularly contributes to organising seminars and conferences. He is a columnist for the Italian newspaper Il Manifesto.