Francesco Passarelli is Associate Senior Research Fellow. He is also Associate Professor of Economics at University of Turin, and Contract Professor at Bocconi University, Milan. He received his PhD in Economics from Bocconi University and his MA from Universite' Catholique de Lauvain la Neuve. He spent extended visiting periods at Dartmouth College and at Harvard University. His research focuses on Political Economics, with particular emphasis on psychological aspects of individuals’ political behavior. His work has been published in top academic journals, like the Journal of Political Economy and the Journal of Public Economics.