Paolo Castelnovo is currently Associate Researcher at the Department of Economics, Management and Quantitative Methods (DEMM), University of Milan, where he has been post-doc fellow from 2014 to 2020. He is also Adjunct Professor of Public Finance at Bocconi University, Adjunct Professor of European Regulatory Economics at the University of Milan and Adjunct Professor of Economics and Industrial Dynamics at the University of Milano-Bicocca. He has been Junior Researcher at Econpubblica, Bocconi University, in 2009-2010. He has a B.Sc. and a M.Sc. in Economics and Social Sciences from Bocconi University and a Ph.D. in Economics and Finance of Public Administration from the University of Milano-Bicocca and Catholic University of Milan. His primary research interests are within the field of public economics, economics of innovation and regional economics.