I have a degree in ‘Communication Sciences’ – an Italian interdisciplinary course of study that enjoys extraordinarily bad press – from the University of Siena, and a Doctorate in Computational Social Sciences from the Centre for Policy Modelling, Manchester Metropolitan University.
My research interests revolve around modelling (as in agent-based modelling) certain economic and social dynamics of urban areas. I am particularly interested in exploring the impact of processes of capital valorisation on the spatial and social configuration of cities.
The report is going to be presented at AESOP17 later in July. However it generated some interest in the international press. Here’s my interview with the Telegraph and Cristina Capineri and Antonello Romano’s with the Times