Matteo Ruggeri (born in 1976) gained his first degree in Economics at the University of Rome “Tor Vergata” in 2001 with a final dissertation in Econometrics. In 2002 he gained a Msc in Economics and in 2003 a MA in Business Engineering both at the University of Rome “Tor Vergata”. In 2004 he was visiting scholar at the Thomas Jefferson University (PA-U.S.A.) and in 2005 at the University of Aberdeen and at the University of York (UK). In 2006 he gained a Phd in Health Economics at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC). Since 2007 he was lecturer in Health Economics and Pharmacoeconomics at UCSC where is actually Assistant Professor of Policy and Economics (RTD-a, SECS-P02). He is project leader at ALTEMS (UCSC Graduate School in Health Economics and Management) and he teaches several graduate courses in Health Economics and Pharmacoeconomics. His main research interests focus on Experimental Economics and decision modeling in the field of healthcare and Health Technology Assessment. He participates in several research projects both funded by industry and national and international institutions (Italian Ministry of Health, Italian local health authorities and EU commission). He has published approximately 25 papers on peer reviewed international and national journals including top health economics journals (Journal of Health Economics, Value in Health, Health Policy, International Journal of Technology Assessment in Healthcare). He frequently participates in national and international conferences of economics and health economics. He is member of several scientific and editorial boards and he serves as reviewer of many journals including Journal of Health Economics, Value in Health, International Journal of Public Health, Health Risk and Society, Pharmacoeconomics –It Res Art. In december 2013, he gained the national qualification (Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale) for Associate Professor in Policy and Economics. He is an auxiliary Officer (Lieutenant) of the Italian Red Cross Military Corps. He is married with two children.