Marco currently works at the Social Market Foundation, where he undertakes quantitative research on issues relating to skills policy and business growth. He holds a BSc in International Economics from Bocconi University and an MSc in Economics from the Barcelona GSE. His research interests include financial networks, migration economics and measures of poverty alleviation.
The contribution of alternative finance to business growth. Research Paper No 51
Published: 8 December 2016
This paper analyses the characteristics and activities of firms that use crowdfunding, using data from the Longitudinal Small Business Survey (LSBS). Our aim is to better understand the role that crowdfunding plays in the business lending market, and potential implications for policymakers