Giancarlo Spagnolo (M.Phil. Cambridge; Ph.D., Stockholm School of Economics) is Senior Research Fellow at SITE – Stockholm School of Economics and Professor of Economics (on leave) at University of Rome II. He is also research fellow of CEPR, and ENCORE. His main competences and interests are in Antitrust and Anti-corruption Policies, Banking and Corporate Governance, Game and Contract Theory, Industrial Organization, eCommerce and Procurement Design and Management. He has published many widely quoted scientific articles in the top international academic journals for these fields and has co-edited Cambridge University Press’s Handbook of Procurement (under translation in Russian). He has also been consulting for many national and international institutions (including the World Bank, the EU Parliament and the EC DG Comp and EcFin) on antitrust, procurement and corruption issues.