Economist, Ordinary Professor of applied Economic at the University of the Studies of Trento.
Between 1978 and 1981 he was the boss of the chair of Regional Economy in the same University.
He was the leader of many projects of research on numerous arguments, including the problems of economical development, industrial economy, about urban economy and of transport.
He is a permanent Observer at the UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development for the Holy See (Geneva) and scientific coordinator of the ONG AVSI International, accredited by the ECOSOC.
Member of the directive Council of the Italian Society of Economists of the Development and scientifical collaborator of the Foundation for the Subsidiarity.