Angelica Sbardella holds a MSc in Theroretical Physics and a BA in Physics. After her graduation she was awarded with a research grant from the Institute of Complex Systems in Rome. In that period she focused on the relationship between Fitness and wage inequality. She is now a PhD student in Economics at Tor Vergata University in Rome. Her research, that integrates traditional economics methodologies with complex system theory, focuses on the impact of technological innovation on local labour markets and wage inequality.