Francesco Passarelli is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Turin, and Contract Professor of European Political Economy at Bocconi University, Milan. He received his BA in Economics from Bocconi University, an MA from Université Catholique de Louvain, and his PhD in Economics from Bocconi University. He spent extended visiting periods at Dartmouth College and at Harvard University. His research focuses on Political Economics, with particular emphasis on psychological aspects of individuals’ economic behavior. He also does research on Voting Systems within the European Union, on International Sanctions, and on Bank-Bailout Policy. Francesco’s work has been published in numerous academic journals, such as the Journal of Political Economy and the Journal of Public Economics. His papers and additional information can be found at www.francescopassarelli.com.