Dante is an Associate Economist at CEG and is based in the Zurich office. He has an extensive background in applied economics and applied industrial organization with a particular focus on digital markets.
Before joining CEG, Dante held a research and teaching position at the University of Pavia. During his time there, he contributed to a research project studying the optimal regulation of digital platforms, and taught courses in competition policy and market regulation, industrial organization, and microeconomics.
Dante holds a PhD degree in Economics from the Universities of Milan and Pavia. His PhD thesis centred around the topic of privacy and competition, and looked into how consumer data is sold to advertisers, data brokers, and third-party ad networks. Specifically, he empirically investigated the relationship between market power and data markups in digital markets.
Prior to this PhD, Dante earned two Master's degrees in economics through a double degree program. One from the University of Pavia and the other from the University of Hohenheim. He also holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of Siena in economics. He additionally completed professional courses at the Barcelona School of Economics in ‘Quantitative Methods for Competition Analysis’ and ‘Competition in Digital Markets’.