He has been Full Professor of Economics of Financial Intermediaries at the Universities of Modena and Bologna. Visiting Professor at University College of North Wales and Brown University, he is a member of the scientific committee of Prometeia (Association for Econometric Research, Bologna) and the journals Banca Impresa e Società, and Mercato Concorrenza Regole. He was a commissioner at CONSOB from October 1993 to October 1998 (he was on various committees, including the “Draghi” Committee preparing the Consolidated Law on Finance). Member of the editorial team of Lavoce.info and contributor to voxeu.org. Trustee of the IFRS Foundation in London.
For Laterza he is the author of Prendi i soldi e scappa. La finanza spiegata con il cinema (2018), I nodi al pettine. La crisi finanziaria e le regole non scritte (2009)