Riccardo Tilli is joined professor of Economics in the Department of Economics and Law at the Sapienza University of Rome since 2004. He teaches Economics and is member of the Board of the European PhD in Socio-Economic and Statistical Studies. He also teaches Institutions and the Labor Market at the Doctoral School of Economics and Micro and Macroeconomics at the Master in Public Economics, where he is also member of the Scientific Committee. Riccardo received his BA from Sapienza University of Rome in 1995. In 2000 he spent time as a visiting graduate student at SOAS, University of London. He completed his PhD in Economic Sciences at the Sapienza University of Rome in 2002. Riccardo joined the Department of Economics and law in 2004. Previously, from 1997 to 2000 he was junior researcher at the CER, Centro Europa Ricerche and research fellow at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Urbino from 2002 to 2003. From 2002 to 2005, he was also contract professor of Labor Economics at the Faculty of Law of the University of Urbino. Riccardo is active in the fields of labor economics and macroeconomics. His main contributions have been published in international academic journals.