She is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Trento, where she belongs to the Empirical Microeconomics Laboratory (EMiL) research group. She is also an external member of the Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM) at the Scuola Superiore S. Anna in Pisa. In the past she has been Visiting Scholar at Paris School of Economics, the Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne and the Bank of France. She obtained a Ph.D. in Economics and Management at the Scuola Superiore S. Anna, Pisa, with a thesis entitled: “International trade and heterogeneity: an empirical analysis of Italian manufacturing firms”. Subsequently, she obtained a Marie-Curie fellowship and in May 2013 she became a Researcher at the University of Trento. Her research interests mainly concern applied microeconomics and industrial organisation, with particular attention for the relationship between international commerce and business performance.