Gaetano Basso

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Position Title
Economic advisor

  • Bank of Italy

Gaetano Basso joined the labor market division at the Bank of Italy as a research fellow in 2016 and as an economic advisor since 2017. He got his Ph.D. in Economics at UC Davis (June 2016), where he was also a graduate student affiliate at the Center for Poverty Research. Before starting his Ph.D. he worked at Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti (2009-11), to which he is currently an affiliate. Gaetano earned an MSc in economics (cum laude) from Università Bocconi in 2009 and a BA (cum laude) from the same university in 2007. His research interests are in the field of labor economics, economics of immigration, and applied econometrics. He was born in Genova, Italy in 1985. In his free time, he is passionate about policy and economics topics, soccer and cooking.