Daniele Rinaldo

Economist, Pianist

Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge

I am a visiting scholar at the University of Cambridge and principal investigator for the project “Schistosomiasis, Agriculture and Migration in Africa: a joint Economic and Ecological Approach” funded by the Swiss Network of International Studies. My current research studies the economic impact of endemic diseases, with a focus on Sub-Saharan Africa. Additionally, I work in mathematical economics, especially on applications of stochastic analysis and control to development, health and environmental economics. I am a classical pianist.


  • Development and environmental economics
  • Economics of endemic and emerging diseases
  • Mathematical economics, stochastic analysis and control


  • PhD in Economics, 2018

    The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva

  • MSc in Finance, 2009

    University of Padua

  • Soloist Diploma, 2014

    Musik-Akademie Basel

  • MA, piano performance, 2011

    Royal Academy of Music, London