Giovanni works at Bruegel as a Research Assistant. He studied Economics (BSc) at University of Venice - Ca’ Foscari - including one semester at the University of Melbourne, and holds a Master’s degree in Quantitative Economics obtained in Venice - having done the whole second year at the Economics School of Louvain.
Before joining Bruegel Giovanni worked in the Productivity branch of the Office for National Statistics in the United Kingdom. As a trainee he worked at the Delegation of the European Union to Chile and at BusinessEurope. His fields of analysis span from productivity, the labour market, tax avoidance, international trade to climate change.
Giovanni is an Italian native speaker, is fluent in English and has good working knowledge of French and Spanish.
A summary of the most important policy lessons from research undertaken in the MICROPROD project work package 4, related to the allocation of the fact
A stop to Russian oil and coal supplies would push Europe into a short and painful adjustment period. But if managed well, disruptions would remain te
The European Union can manage without Russian gas next winter, but must be united in taking difficult decisions, accepting that in many cases it won’t
If Russian gas stops flowing, measures to replace supply won’t be enough. The European Union will need to curb demand, implying difficult and costly d
Europe may not have enough natural gas in storage for the coming winter; close monitoring of the situation will be essential.
Alongside short-term measures to shield consumers from rising energy prices, EU countries have set out their positions on medium-term measures to prev