Dr. Pinotti is also a Fellow of the Paolo Baffi Center and a researcher at Dondena. He holds got a Ph.D. in economics from Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2009) and worked at the research department of the Bank of Italy from 2007 to 2011. In 2013 he has been awarded the Franco Modigliani fellowship and a research grant by the Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance. He is Associate Editor of the International Review of Law and Economics. His research is mainly focused on applied econometrics, political economics, immigration and economics of crime.