Luca is a researcher in the Finance and Economy Unit.
His main area of expertise is Macro-Financial Econometrics with interest in the analysis of alternative Big Data and Machine Learning Methods for Economic Forecasting.
He worked in the "Big Data and Forecasting Economic Developments" project in the Centre for Advanced Studies (CAS) and as an adjunct professor at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart.
Before joining the JRC, he was researcher and teacher at the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, researcher at the Banque de France and CEPII (the leading French center for research and expertise on the world economy).
Luca holds a PhD in Management Sciences (with specialization in Financial Econometrics) from the University Paris Dauphine.