Gian Marco Moisé is an Italian second-year PhD student of the Dublin City University. He is an alumnus of the University of Parma, Bologna, Sarajevo, and Budapest’s Corvinus, from which he received his BA and MA in international relations. As an early-stage researcher, Moisé participated in the EU Commission Research and Innovation Staff Exchange project SHADOW: An exploration of the nature of informal economies and shadow practices in the former USSR region [Grant ID: 778188]. His PhD project focuses on informality in the oil sector of Kazakhstan. You can find his academic record on ORCID and newspaper articles on East Journal.