Francesco Lancia is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, a Research Fellow of the Center for Studies in Economics and Finance (CSEF), and a Research Affiliate of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). He holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Bologna. His research interests are in macroeconomics and political economy, with particular emphasis on dynamic public finance and the effects of intergenerational conflicts on the economy.