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Max Weber Fellow 2020-2022

Email: [email protected]
Tel: (+39)-055-4685-381 (ext: 2381)
Office: BF 234

European University Institute
Max Weber Programme
Via dei Roccettini, 9
50014 San Domenico di Fiesole

Departmental affiliation: Political and Social Sciences

Mentor: Miriam Golden


Michele studies Comparative Politics and Political Economy. Using empirical methods on large multi-year data sets, his research examines instances of corruption displacement, focusing on the strategic reactions of targeted recipients. Campaign finance, and bureaucratic reform, and budget regulations are the main areas of his enquiry. Brazil, Pakistan and Italy are his primary empirical research settings. His research is underpinned by advanced command of statistical analysis and by the ability to handle big data projects.

During his Fellowship, Michele aims to submit several articles to scientific journals, complete a book project (Cambridge Element Series), and to branch out to field research in Pakistan. 

Expertise for Teaching and Mentoring of Ph.D. Researchers

Michele received his Ph.D. from Bocconi University, Milan where he accrued teaching experience in core political science fields, public economics and research methods across levels, from undergraduate to doctoral level.

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