Giacomo Domini is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at Erasmus University College. He has obtained his PhD from a joint programme by the Universities of Florence, Pisa, and Siena (Italy), with a thesis on the economics of innovation from a historical perspective. After his PhD and before joining EUC, he worked as a post-doctoral researcher at the Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa (Italy), with which he still collaborates as an Affiliate Researcher. His research interests cover economic history, industrial dynamics, innovation, international trade, and labour economics. He teaches a wide range of topics within economics.