Jacopo Zotti is an assistant professor of Economics at the University of Trieste (Department of Political and Social Sciences), where he teaches Microeconomics and International Economics (BSc degree in International Sciences and Diplomacy). His research interests lie in the area of international trade and globalization, environmental and resource economics and sustainable development. In his recent work, he studied the environmental implications of dematerialization of economic growth. Currently, he is exploring the nexus between circular economy and environmental quality. In previous times, he was an associate researcher at Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), and he worked as an assistant professor of economics at various European universities, where he specialized in dynamic and static economic modeling. His teaching experience in German, English and Italian ranges from basic Macroeconomics and Microeconomics (at BSc level) to advanced courses of Economic Growth and General Equilibrium Modelling (at MSc and PhD level), and it includes International Economics, European Economic Integration, Globalization and Poverty, Computer-Aided Economic Modeling among others. Jacopo Zotti holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Karl-Franzens University Graz (Austria) and a Ph.D. in Transport, Traffic and the Environment from the University of Trieste (Italy).