Giovanni Mastrobuoni is currently Professor of Economics at the University of Torino, Carlo Alberto Chair and Vice-Dean at the Collegio Carlo Alberto. He is also Honorary Professor at the University of Essex (UK), where he previously served as Graduate Director and Professor of Economics. He obtained a PhD in Economics from Princeton University in 2006 and is currently research fellow at the CEPR and IZA. His research focuses broadly on labor and public economics, including the economics of crime. He has been a visiting fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford, Columbia University, Universitat Autonoma de Barcellona, Princeton University, EIEF (Rome), and the European University Institute.