Tommaso Aquilante, an Italian citizen, was awarded his BA and MSc in Economics from Bocconi University in Milan. He is currently a PhD student in Quantitative Economics at ECARES (European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics) in Brussels.
Tommaso worked as a Research Assistant at Bruegel between September 2009 and September 2011. Prior to that, he worked as a research assistant in the Econometric Modelling Division at the Directorate General Research of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt. He also worked at FEEM (Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei) and at Bocconi University.
Tommaso‘s main research interests are international trade, political economy and competitiveness.