Selected Media Coverage

Why the demographic transition is speeding up, The Economist, December 11, 2021

A Society’s Values and Beliefs Matter for the EconomyThe Economist, July 25, 2019.

Catalonia and the Perils of Fiscal Redistribution, media coverage in The Economist, November 2nd, 2017

Des Catalogne comme s’il en pleuvait (in French), media coverage in Les Echos. October 24, 2017.

Nelle crisi territoriali servono istituzioni flessibili (in Italian) article with Alberto Alesina in Corriere della Sera, September 30, 2017

The Consensus Crumbles. The Economists Who Foresaw the Backlash Against Globalization, media coverage in The Economist, July 2nd, 2016

Royal Economic Society Panel on Brexit

What’s Happening with the Number and Size of Nations? short article with Alberto Alesina in E-International Relations, November 9, 2015

Monnet’s Chain Reaction and the Future of Europe in Vox, July 25, 2015

Ancestry and Culture  with Romain Wacziarg in Vox, June 27, 2015

Goldilocks Nationalism, media coverage in The Economist, September 27, 2014

Vox article on Long-term barriers to growth covered in Marginal Revolution and Mother Jones

Economic Times


Business Week

Evolving Economics 2

Evolving Economics 1

Economic Principals

Foreign Policy

Urbanization Project

Gene Expression

Offsetting Behavior

Vanity Fair Italy (in Italian)

Newsweek Russia (in Russian)

Smart Money Russia (in Russian)

Vox article on “Monnet’sChain Reaction and the Future of Europe”

Britain in 2014 (ESRC magazine)

Mostly Economics

Conversable Economist

Gustavo Piga (in Italian)

E-International Article on the Number and Size of Nations

The Economist

New York Times

ABC Australian Radio ABC Australian Radio

TV3 (Catalan Television) at 01:03:02 (in Catalan)

The Wall Street Journal

The Economist

Il Corriere della Sera (in Italian)

Business Week

Le Monde (in French)

Financial Times

La Vanguardia (in Spanish)

El Universal (in Spanish)

-) coverage of considerations on Radici e Futuro (in Italian)

Gazzettino and La Voce ( (in Italian)

introductory video (in Italian): video