Davide Bellucci recently joined Lear as Junior Consultant. He is a Ph.D. candidate in Economics at the University of Turin with his empirical thesis in public economics, focusing on illegal migration flows and electoral outcomes. He spent the last four months of his Ph.D. as a visiting student at the Centre for Economic Behaviour and Inequality (CEBI) at the University of Copenhagen. During his Ph.D he assisted professors in teaching undergraduate courses of micro and macroeconomics.
Before Lear, he worked as Consultant in the Research and Impact Assessment (RIA) division of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) of the United Nations. At IFAD he was part of a team purposively formed for the creation of the latest IFAD projects’ categorization framework. He analysed and categorized a portfolio of 89 projects implemented by IFAD between 2011 and 2014.
He also worked as intern in the Historical Household Budget Project and co-authored a paper with professor Becchetti on gambling addiction and financial literacy, while attending the second level Master in Development Economics and International Cooperation at the University of Rome Tor Vergata.
He obtained his Master Degree in European Economy and Business Law (EEBL) at the University of Rome Tor Vergata with a thesis on the liberalization process of the Italian tobacco market.