Carlo Mazzaferro is associate Professor in Public Economics at the University of Bologna. He received an Msc in Economics at the University of Warwick and a Phd in Economics at the University of Ancona. He published in international and national reviews on topics such as social security systems, saving and the welfare state reform. He has collaborated with the Italian Labour Ministry, the European Commission and the Italian Parliamentary Budget Office in building a dynamic microsimulation model for the Italian Pension system. He collaborates with “La Voce”. He is founding member of CAPP and CINTIA.