Federico is a journalist, sociologist, and researcher. Through his personal blog on the online outlet of Italian national newspaper Il Fatto Quotidiano, he writes opinion and commentary pieces on social policy and European politics. His background is in political science, specialising then in sociology and demography. Starting from Lecce (Italy), studies took him to Paris, Barcelona, the Netherlands, Scotland, and Estonia. Federico is active in research and writing on welfare state policies and the impact of digital technologies on social dynamics at large. Particularly, his focus lies on labour markets, industrial relations, statistical analysis. He holds an MA in International Relations from University of Salento (Italy), and a double MA in Sociology and Population Studies from Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Catalunya, Spain) and Tilburg University (the Netherlands).