David holds a PhD in Economics from the DEFAP Graduate School in Public Economics in Milan and MSc and BA in Economics from the University of Florence. He carried out study visits at the University of Nottingham, at Bocconi University and at the University of Zaragoza.
David was academic assistant at the European Economic Studies Department of the College of Europe (2013-2015) and coordinated the activities of the MA specialization in European Economic Integration and Business. He was also assistant in macroeconomics at Bocconi University (2012-2013)Professional Experience
David is currently research fellow at the Centre for European Policy Studies in Brussels. Prior to that, he was employed as researcher at the Jacques Delors Institute in Paris, as consultant at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg and as account manager in a private bank.
Publications: Public Sector Reform: How the EU Budget is used to encourage it, Study for the European Parliament – Investment in Europe: Making the Best of the Juncker Plan with case studies on digital infrastructure and energy efficiency – Social inequalities in Europe: the Challenge of Convergence and Cohesion, book chapter in “Reforming European Welfare States: Ways Forward” – New Start Social Europe, Studies and Reports n. 108, Jacques Delors Institute.