Stefano Gagliarducci a Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics and Finance at the University of Rome Tor Vergata, and a Research Affiliate at EIEF. He received a MSc in Economics from Collegio Carlo Alberto in 2001, and a PhD in Economics from the EUI in 2005. In 2006 he was Visiting Lecturer at Boston University, from 2007 to 2009 Post-Doc Research Fellow at CEMFI, from 2012 to 2013 Visiting Lecturer at the LSE, and in 2014 he was Fernand Braudel Fellow at the EUI. From 2016 to 2018 he served as a member of the Policy Unit of the Italian Prime Minister. He is currently the Program Director of the Rome Economics Doctorate (RED). His research interests are Political Economy, Labor Economics, and Applied Microeconomics.