Davide is a Health Economist based within the Health Organization, Policy and Economics (HOPE) research group. He is currently working on two different projects for the Applied Research Collaboration – Greater Manchester (ARC-GM) “Economics Sustainability Research Theme”. The former project is focusing on the description of the various approaches that have been implemented in the ‘real-world’ settings for 'pooling-budgets' between the health and social care sectors. The latter project is investigating whether and under what circumstances the 'pooling of budgets' between the health and social care sectors may impact upon population health. Davide also supported in the analysis of work package 5 (WP5) of the DIPLOMA project which is evaluating the effectiveness of the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme (NHS-DPP), a large scale diabetes prevention programme aimed at the reducing the risk of developing type 2 diabetes amongst the population at greater risk of incurring in this condition.
Before joining the University of Manchester, Davide was pursuing his full-time PhD in Health Economics at The University of Leeds. His PhD was cantered around the economics implications of Type 2 Diabetes (T2DM) management and prevention strategies, with a particular focus on the role that health behaviour may have upon these two different dimensions.
Davide holds a BSc in Economics from the University of Bologna, an MSc in Business and Economics from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, and an MSc in Health Economics from the University of Leeds(UK).