Laurea summa cum laude, IUAV, Venice, Italy, 1977. Master of Science with distinction, London School of Economics, 1983. Master of Arts, Princeton University, 1985.
Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University, 1987.
Young professional, Ministry of Treasury, Rome, 1980-1981; assistant professor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1987-1989; assistant professor, New York University, New York City, since 1989. North Atlantic Treaty Organization research fellow, 1983, 85.
Member American Economic Association, American Statistical Association, Econometric Society Institute of Mathematics Statistics.