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Alberto is a Lecturer of Economics at the Business School at the University of Roehampton. Before joining the University of Roehampton, he worked at the Institute for Labour Law and Industrial Relations in the European Union (Germany) and the European Business School (Germany). Alberto holds a Doctorate in Economics from Paris-Panthéon-Assas University (France).

Alberto's expertise is in applied Microeconomics theory. His research deals mainly with the role of asymmetric information between actors and industrial organisation. In particular, he is interested in how adverse selection and moral hazard problems can affect labour contracts. Recently, his research also focussed on the overlap between asymmetric information and oligopoly market structure, analysing further the impact of asymmetric information on market fundamentals.

Additionally, Alberto conducts research on multitasking. As for this, first, he is interested in workers' efficiency. Second, he studies firms' optimal hiring decisions when workers perform multiple tasks.