Nicolò Rossetto is a PhD. student in Law and Economics at the Istituto Universitario di Studi Superiori (IUSS) in Pavia (Italy). His main research field is energy markets and their regulation, with a special emphasis on electricity and distributed generation. He also has a vested interest in European energy policy since he wrote his master's thesis about policy developments occurred under Prodi’s and Barroso’s terms in office (2010). At the moment, he is a teaching assistant of microeconomics and energy economics at the University of Pavia. Previously, he was an intern at the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance (2010) and at the Brussels-based office of Regione Veneto (2011). During his Master in International Economics, Politics and Institutions, he spent one year as an Erasmus student at the University of Warwick (UK).