Enrico Moretti is a Faculty Research Fellow in the NBER's Program on Education and an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley. He received his undergraduate degree in economics from Bocconi University in Milan and his Ph.D. in economics from Berkeley in 2000. Before joining the Berkeley faculty, he was an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of California at Los Angeles. He was also a Visiting Scholar at Columbia Business School in 2002, and is a Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London and IZA in Bonn.
Moretti lives in San Francisco with his fiancée, Ilaria Salvadori. He enjoys outdoor activities, like backpacking and bird watching. He is also interested in independent films and photography