He is a senior researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy, in Munich, since 2016. He holds a PhD in Law and Economics, from the Universities of Bologna, Hamburg, and Rotterdam (2015), a Master degree in International and European Economic Law (2010), and a Master degree in Economics (2009), from the Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich. He is a Bachelor of Law from University of São Paulo (2002), and a Bachelor in Economics from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (2002). His research focuses on private law, especially contracts and civil liability, social law, and public policy against corruption and discrimination, by adopting both empirical and theoretical approaches. He uses methods such as field and laboratory experiments, also focusing on the economic analysis of law, behavioral economics, and game theory.