Andrea is a Postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Economics and Management, University of Pisa and Research affiliate at CRIOS, Bocconi University. He completed his Ph.D. degree in Economics from the University of Milan. He was a Research fellow at the Department of Management, University of Bologna and at UECE, University of Lisbon. He was also a visiting research student at the University of York (UK) and junior researcher at Fondazione Giovanni Agnelli, Turin.
His main research interests are in the area of micro-econometrics, economics and management of innovation, knowledge diffusion/protection, retail banking and small business finance.
His works have been published in several international journals (Economic Inquiry, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Research Policy, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Applied Economics, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Labour), book chapters and conference proceedings.