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Structure Department of Economics and Management
Telephone 0498271508
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Scientific sector SECS-P/02 - POLITICA ECONOMICA
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Office hours
Wednesday from 11:30 to 12:30 Studio docente, via del Santo 33 1° piano. Per il mese di febbraio si consiglia di inviare una email al docente per fissare un appuntamento. During February, students are invited to send an email to fix an appointment.
Da marzo 2020 ricevimento ogni mercoledì dalle 11:30 alle 12:30. From March 2020, students will be received on Wednesday, from 11:30 AM to 12:30 AM.
(updated on 08/02/2020 17:35)

Curriculum Vitae

Lecturer's Curriculum (PDF): 4FD07667CE6DC0DA28DDD61A73393A5F.pdf

Research areas
The main research interests are the following:

- regional and urban economics, geography of innovation
- international economics: multinational enterprises, foreign direct investments, and offshoring
- economics of innovation and technological change: determinants and effects
- labour and human capital economics

Does energy price affect energy efficiency? Cross-country panel evidence, ENERGY POLICY, 129, 896-906, 2019 (with F. Fontini).

I luoghi fertili per l'innovazione. Uno studio sulla localizzazione delle start-up innovative in Italia (with F. Gambarotto), ECONOIA E SOCIETA' REGIONALE, 36(3), 2018.

The role of industry variety in the creation of innovative start-ups in Italy, SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMICS, forthcoming, 2018 (with F. Gambarotto).

Governing offshoring in a stringent environmental policy setting: evidence from Made in Italy firm, JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION, 155(2), 103-113, 2017 (with V. De Marchi and E. Di Maria).

Flexible pay systems and labour productivity: evidence from Emilia Romagna manufacturing firms, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MANPOWER, 38(4), 1-20, 2017 (with D. Antonioli and P. Pini).

A rational explanation of the redistribution paradox. Theory and empirical evidence , SCOTTISH JOURNAL OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, 63(5), 539-555, 2016 (with F. Farina and F. Fontini).

Education and training in a model of endogenous growth with creative wear and tear , ECONOMIA POLITICA - JOURNAL OF ANALYTICAL AND INSTITUTIONAL ECONOMICS, 33(1), 35-62, 2016 (with A. Van Zon).

Urban size and KIBS vertical disintegration: the case of Milan, EUROPEAN PLANNING STUDIES, 24(12), 2241-2256, 2016 (with G. Cainelli).

Local market size, social capital and outsourcing: evidence from Emilia Romagna , SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMICS, 47(1), 243-260, 2016 (with M.R. Ferrante and R. Leoncini).

From outsourcing to productivity, passing through training: microeconometric evidence from Italy. INDUSTRY AND INNOVATION, accepted for publication, 23(5), 407-425, 2016.

Inward greenfield FDI and innovation, ECONOMIA E POLITICA INDUSTRIALE - JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL AND BUSINESS ECONOMICS, 42(1), 93-116, 2015 (with R. Bronzini and G. Cainelli).

Banks, related variety and firms' investments, LETTERS IN SPATIAL AND RESOURCE SCIENCES, 8(1), 89-99, 2015 (with G. Cainelli, M. Ferrari and S. Tomasini).

Spatial agglomeration, production technology and the choice to make and/or buy. Empirical evidence from Emilia Romagna machine tool industry. REGIONAL STUDIES, 48(2), 284-300, 2014 (with M.R. Ferrante and R. Leoncini).

List of taught course units in A.Y. 2019/20
Degree course code (?) Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
EP1980 COMMON EPP5070000 6 1st Year (2019/20) First
IF0314 COMMON EPP5070000 6 1st Year (2019/20) First
EP2372 COMMON EPP6077099 12 1st Year (2019/20) First
EP2093 COMMON EPP4064633 6 2nd Year (2019/20) Second