Assistant Professor of Managerial Economics, Birmingham Business School,
Tommaso Aquilante is an Assistant Professor of Managerial Economics at the Birmingham Business School. He was awarded his BA and MSc in Economics from Bocconi University in Milan and his PhD in Economics from ECARES, at Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, in Brussels.
Tommaso worked as Affiliate Fellow and Research Assistant at Bruegel. 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
Update of the EFIGE dataset
The EFIGE dataset on firms' competitivenes was recently updated by extending the panel-level balance sheet data until the year 2014. This post highl
Services in European manufacturing: servinomics explained
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The 'dos and don'ts' of a growth-friendly policy mix for the Euro area
Carlo Altomonte and Tommaso Aquilante highlight some clear ‘dos’ and ‘don’ts’ when looking at the fiscal/structural side of a growth-friendly policy m
Internationalisation and innovation of firms
The analysis suggests that policymakers should coordinate, if not integrate, innovation and internationalisation policies in order to boost productivi