Mattia Di Ubaldo is a Research Fellow at the School of Business, Management and Economics at the University of Sussex. Previously, Mattia worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Economic and Social Research Institute in Dublin, from 2016 to 2018.
His current research focuses on the impact of the EU trade policy on trade and non-trade policy objectives in partner countries. He also works on various aspects of firms’ involvement in international trade and on the impact of multinational activity on the productivity and trade performance of indigenous firms.
He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Sussex, where he was also involved in the teaching activity of the Department of Economics, at both the undergraduate and the graduate level. He also holds an MSc in Economics from the University of Sussex and a BA in International Relations from the University of Rome "La Sapienza".
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