Alessio Tomelleri is an economist, sociologist and data analyst. He joined the Center for Advanced Studies of Eurac Research in October 2020, after delivering his PhD thesis. In addition to his PhD, he worked at the Institute for Economic Research (IER) of the Chamber of Commerce of Bolzano for six years. His main research interests concern labour and regional economics, inequality, and statistical methods. More precisely, he is working on identifying the effects of inequality and institutional changes on economic growth, addressing the issue from a regional perspective.