Tommaso Nannicini is full Professor of Political Economy at Bocconi University. He is currently on leave, as he was elected to the Italian Parliament in March 2018.
He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the European University Institute in 2005.
He has been Economic Adviser (2014-15) and Undersecretary of State (2016) to the Italian Prime Minister. He has also been Visiting Professor at Harvard University and Carlos III University of Madrid, and Visiting Scholar at MIT, IMF, Pompeu Fabra, and EIEF. His research interests include Political Economy, Policy Evaluation, Comparative Politics, and Labor Economics. He is Research Fellow at CEPR, IGIER, and Baffi Carefin.
He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in November 2007.