Amedeo Piolatto

Ramon y Cajal Fellow, Autonomous University of Barcelona

Amedeo Piolatto is a Ramon y Cajal Fellow at Autonomous U. of Barcelona (UAB), dept. of Economics and Economic History. He is also an Affiliated Professor at the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics (BGSE) and a Research Affiliate at the Barcelona Economics Institute (IEB) and at MOVE. 

Amedeo graduated from Toulouse School of Economics with a PhD in Economics in 2008. Previously, he obtained a MSc in Economics at Bocconi U. (2003) and a BA in Economics at U. of Turin (2002).

Amedeo is an applied-theory economist, interested mainly in the simultaneous interdependence amongst Firms, Policy Makers and Voters/Consumers. In his research, he mixes instruments and covers topics typical of Public Economics, Political Economy, Political Science, and Industrial Organization. 

His current research includes three main lines: one related to the political economy of federalism, another on different aspects of tax evasion and, finally, one on the economic and welfare consequences both of internet platforms and of new technologies such as autonomous vehicles. 

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