Tommaso Bighelli is a PhD Student at the Halle Institute for Economic Research and member of the Scientific Team of the Competitiveness Research Network (CompNet). His main research interests are on firm productivity, structural change and factor reallocation. Before starting the PhD, he received a Research MSc in Economic Analysis from Autonomous University of Barcelona and he completed Undergraduate studies at Sapienza University of Rome. During summer 2022 he visited Bank of England as PhD Intern.