Gianluca Grilli is a Postdoctoral research fellow in the energy and environment group of the economic division. He joined the ESRI in June 2017. He was awarded a Ph.D. in 2017, with a thesis entitled “Cost-Benefit Analysis using GIS: an Application to the Forest Bioenergy Sector”. His Ph.D. scholarship was funded by the Institute for Renewable Energy of Eurac Research (Italy), where he previously worked as junior researcher. He holds a M.Sc. in Economics and Management of Environment and Tourism from the University of Trento and a B.A. in economics and international trade from the University of Macerata. His research interests include the economic aspects of natural resource management, non-market valuation with revealed and stated preferences and econometric modelling.