Carlo Stagnaro is the Research & Studies Director of Istituto Bruno Leoni, Italy’s leading free market think tank.
Prior to his role at IBL, Carlo was chief of the Minister’s Technical Staff at Italy’s Ministry of Economic Development. His research interests are in the fields of energy economics and competition policy. Carlo is also a member of the Institute of Economic Affairs’ Academic Advisory Council, a fellow of the Italian Energy Poverty Observatory at the University of Padua’s Levi-Cases Center as well as a member of the editorial board of the quarterly journal “Energia”. He is a regular columnist for the daily magazines “Il Foglio” and “Il Secolo XIX”. His latest book is “Contro il sovranismo economico”, written together with Alberto Saravalle (Rizzoli, 2020).
Carlo has an MSc in Environmental Engineering from the University of Genoa and a PhD in Economics, Markets, Institutions from IMT Alti Studi – Lucca.