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Dr Andrea Tesei included among the best young Italian economists by Il Sole24Ore

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Dr Andrea Tesei, has been listed as one of the best young Italian economists by newspaper Il Sole24Ore.

Dr Tesei was selected by the newspaper, the Italian equivalent of the Financial Times, because of the volume and quality of his academic publications in recent years.

Dr Tesei’s research interests are in political economy and economic development, with a main focus on the political and economic consequences of the diffusion of traditional and new media, and on the relationship between natural resources and political stability. He is also a Research Affiliate at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and a Research Associate at the Centre for Economic Performance (LSE).

Dr Tesei said: ""I am honoured to be included in a list with such great economists. In my eyes, this is also a recognition for the fantastic research environment at the School of Economics and Finance. I have learned so much from my colleagues and coauthors here, Queen Mary has really helped me to thrive"."

Other academics listed in the article include economists from around the world including Ivy League institutions such as Harvard, Princeton and Columbia.

Andrea joined Queen Mary after receiving his PhD from Universitat Pompeu Fabra in 2012. In 2018/2019 he was a visiting scholar at Northwestern University.

Read the article on Il Sole24Ore article (Italian).