Eugenio Zucchelli is Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Health Economics at Lancaster University, UK. His research interests encompass applied microeconometrics, health economics, labour economics and the economics of education. His current research and national and international collaborations are mainly in the areas of the economics of addiction and risky health-behaviours; health and labour supply; econometric methods for the evaluation of public health interventions; structural econometric modelling; and the relationships between early life conditions, education and health. Between 2009-2012 he has been Research Fellow in the Health, Econometrics and Data Group (HEDG), Centre for Health Economics (CHE), University of York, UK, where he remains External Affiliate. Between 2006 and 2008 he has been Visiting Scholar at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia (Centre for Health Economics and Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics). He holds a PhD in Economics and an MSc in Public Economics both awarded by the University of York, UK.