Junior Researcher

Alessandro Laurucci

Alessandro Laurucci is an Economics graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Perugia. He is currently enrolled in the Master’s Degree Programme in Global Development and Entrepreneurship (Global Markets) at Ca’ Foscari University in Venice.

During his studies, he has mainly focused on Industrial Economics, the Economics of Knowledge and Innovation Theory. His bachelor-level dissertation “Patents as drivers of innovation: a critical view” demonstrated the ineffectiveness of the IPRs system to promote economic growth, highlighting the efficiency of a competitive market system for innovation. He is also passionate about geopolitics.

At EIAS, his core areas of research include the China-US relations and rising tensions, as well as the related economic implications. In addition, he will be focusing on the EU’s economic policies and the re-organization of global supply chains with a specific interest in the Indo-Pacific.