A. (Alessandro) Taberna, MSc.


Alessandro Taberna is a PhD candidate at the Policy Analysis section of the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management. He graduated cum laude with a Master’s degree in Economics awarded by the University of Torino. He developed his passion for research in complex systems while completing  his Master thesis entitled “Brexit, Labour and Migration: an Agent-Based Model". He worked as a financial analyst for the European Investment Bank in the Risk Management department.


Within the ‘Center for Social Complexity of Climate Change’ he works with ABMs and model integration/cross-scale processes. In particular, his current research focuses on how the autonomous adaptation of interacting heterogeneous households and firms affects regional climate-induced damages and resilience.

  • Taberna, A., Filatova, T., Roy, D., & Noll, B. (2020). Tracing resilience, social dynamics and behavioral change: a review of agent-based flood risk models. Socio-Environmental Systems Modelling, 2, 17938-17938.

Alessandro Taberna

PhD Candidate

Multi-Actor Systems

Policy Analysis

Research interests:
Spatial economics
Complexity economics
Agent-Based models
Climate change adaptation
Decision making under risk