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Education: 2008-2013 (4th Feb. 2013): University of Milan (Milano, Italy) Doctor of Philosophy in Economics Ph.D. thesis topic: Essays in Human Capital Accumulation-Based Economic Growth. Research Fields:  Primary: Economic Growth, Corruption, Mathematical Economics, Environmental Economics, Regional Economics, Applied Non-Parametric Methods.  Secondary: Labor Economics, Demographic Economics, Institutions, Monetary Economics. Computer Skills:  EViews, SPSS, STATA, R, Matlab, Dynare, GAUSS, Maple, Mathematica, MS-Office, Scientific Workplace, Lyx.