Carlo Borzaga is a graduate in Social Sciences and specialized in Economics. Full professor of Economic Policy at the University of Trento, Faculty of Economics since 2001. From 2002 to 2003 chairperson of the Evaluation Committee of the University of Trento and from 2003 to 2006 Dean of the Faculty of Economics. From 1996 to 2009 chaired and coordinated ISSAN (Research Institute on Nonprofit Enterprises). At present, he chairs Euricse and the master programme on Management of Social Enterprises (GIS) at the University of Trento. He is a founding member of the network EMES and member of the board of IRIS Network (network of the Italian research centres on social enterprises). He is co-editor in chief of the Journal of Entrepreneurial and Organizational Diversity (JEOD), editor of the journal Impresa Sociale and member of the scientific committees of several journals, among them Economia e Lavoro, Revue des études coopératives mutualistes et associatives, Social Enterprise Journal. He has collaborated with several national institutions (Ministry of Labour, Ministry of Family and Social Solidarity, ISFOL, ISTAT, Fondazione per il Volontariato, Provincia Autonoma di Trento) and international organizations (European Commission, OECD, ILO).