Specialised in the study of public finance, seeing the State as a cooperative and the finances of the State as a co-operative activity on the part of the citizens. This co-operation is to enable citizens to purchase certain services at a lower cost than if they were obtained privately. He saw no clash between public and private needs, both equally needing to be satisfied for the sake of the general welfare.
In his / Dati Scientifici., he described for the first time the characteristics of what is now known as ‘public goods’. Teacher, University Camerino.
Professor Public Finance, Political Economics, University Padua, 1887, 1896.