2014 Geoffrey J.D. Hewings Award for distinguished contributions to Regional Science research, North American Regional Science Council


2011 Excellence Award in Global Economic Affairs, Kiel Institute for the World Economy


2011 Oliver E. Williamson Prize for the Best Article published in the Journal of Economics, Law & Organization in the last two years


2010 Research Excellence Award in Economics (researchers under 40), La Sapienza University of Rome


2014 Visiting Scholar, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Research Department


2011-2012 Fernand Braudel Senior Fellowship, European University Institute, Florence,


2011 Birke Hospitality Fellowship, Kiel Institute for the World Economy


2010 Visiting Fellowship at Collegio Carlo Alberto