Bachelor of Philosophy, State University, Milan, Italy, 1976. Doctor of Philisophy in Economics, University Sussex, England, 1983.
Research fellow SPRU, University Sussex, Brighton, England, 1980—1987. Visiting professor Federal University, Rio de Janeiro, 1983—1984. Research fellow IUAV, Venice, Italy, 1984—1987.
Professor economics University Rome La Sapienza, Rome, 1987—1998, Sant'anna School Advanced Studies, Laboratory Economics and Management, Pisa, Italy, since 1998. Honorary research professor University Sussex, 1997. Editor for continental Europe Industrial And Corporation Change, since 1992.