Gilberto Turati is a Professor of Public Finance at the Department of Economics and Finance, School of Economics, of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore. He holds a PhD in Finance from the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore and a M.Sc. in Economics from the University of York (UK). Prior to joining the Università Cattolica, he worked as an Assistant professor (2002-2011) and as an Associate professor (2011-2016) at the University of Turin, School of Economics. His research is mainly focused on the intersections between health economics, regional economics, industrial organization and political economy. He has published several articles in journals such as the Journal of Health Economics, Health Economics, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Regional Studies, the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society (Series A), the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, the Journal of Human Resources, Energy Economics. He has been board member of the European Public Choice Society for the term 2012-2015. He is currently board member of the Italian Society of Public Economics (SIEP).