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Scientific sector SECS-P/01 - POLITICAL ECONOMY
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Curriculum Vitae
- Positions
Since 2005 Università di Padova, associate professor in Economics.
2000 - 04 Università di Padova, lecturer in Economics.
1999 - 00 Università di Padova, post-doc scholarship in "Competition Policy and Antitrust".
1998 - 99 Università di Brescia, lecturer in Industrial Organization
1997 - 98 University of York, teaching fellow in Economics

- Postgraduate education
1995 - 00 University of York, DPhil in Economics.
1995 - 98 Università di Pavia, Dottorato di Ricerca in Economia Politica.
1994 - 95 University of York, MSc in Economics.



Lecturer's Curriculum (PDF): B841D0D63B02FC26573A1BC3DA57457E.pdf

Research areas
industrial economics
economics of innovation
networks & Internet economics
economics of information technologies
antitrust & competition policy


• Updates Management in Mobile Applications. iTunes vs Google Play, with Stefano Comino and Franco Mariuzzo, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 2018.

• The Role of Patents in Information and Communication Technologies. A survey of the Literature, with Stefano Comino and Nikolaus Thumm, Journal of Economic Surveys, 2018.

• To Upgrade or Not To Upgrade? The Release of New Versions To Survive in the Hypercompetitive App Market. Proceedings of the Intern. Workshop on App Markets Analytics, 2015.

• Old Technology Upgrades, Innovation and Competition in Vertically Differentiated Markets, with Marc Bourreau and Paolo Lupi, Information Economics and Policy, 2014.

• Access Regulation, Entry and Investments in Telecommunications, with Antonio Scialà, Telecommunications Policy, 2013.

• Dual Licensing in Open Source Software Markets, with Stefano Comino, Information Economics and Policy, 2011.

• Ex-ante Licensing in Sequential Innovations, with Stefano Comino and Antonio Nicolò, Games and Economic Behavior, 2011.

• Plastic Clushes: Competition Among Closed and Open Payment Systems, with Ernesto Somma, The Manchester School, 2011.

•“Public intervention for Free/Open Source Software, with Stefano Comino and Alessandro Rossi, Università di Trento, Revue d'Economie Industrielle, 2011.

• On the Assessment of Regulators’ Efficiency. An Application to European Telecommunications, with Paolo Lupi, Antonio Scialà and Cristiano Varin, The Journal of Policy, Regulation and Strategy for Telecommunications, Information and Media (Info), 2011.

• Traffic Management in Wholesale International Roaming: Towards a More Efficient Market?, with Paolo Lupi, Bulletin of Economic Research, 2008.

• One-way Compatibility, Two-way Compatibility and Entry in Network Industries, with Ernesto Somma, International Journal of the Economics of Business, 2008.

• From Planning to Mature: on the Success of Open Source Projects, with Stefano Comino and Marialaura Parisi, Research Policy, 2007.

• Platform Competition and Broadband Uptake: Theory and Empirical Evidence from The European Union, with Walter Distaso and Paolo Lupi, Information Economics & Policy, 2006.

• Government Policies Supporting Open Source Software for the Mass Market , with Stefano Comino, Review of Industrial Organization, 2005

• How Long is a Piece of Cable? Equilibrium Determination of Local Telephone Areas, with Gianni De Fraja, Journal of Economics, 2003.

• On the Impact of "Call-Back" Competition on International Telephony, Journal of Regulatory Economics, 2001.

• The Demand for International Telecommunications in Italy, International Review of Economics and Business (RISEC), 2002.

• Strategie di Costo con Esternalità di Rete (Cost Raising Strategies with Network Externalities), Economia Politica, 2002.


•高技术市场的产业组织分析 (Industrial Organization of High-Technology Markets), with Stefano Comino - Ed. 人民出版社 北京 (People's Publishing House, Beijing - CHINA), 2018.

• Industrial Organization of High-Technology Markets, with Stefano Comino - Ed. Edwar Elgar, Cheltenham (UK), 2014.

• Economia di Internet e delle ICT. I Mercati High-Tech fra Innovazione, Reti e Standard (Economics of High-Tech Markets), with Stefano Comino - Ed: G. Giappichelli, 2011.

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
EP2422 002PD EPP6077337 10 1st Year (2019/20) First
EP2422 002PD EPP6077398 6 2nd Year (2019/20) First
EP2093 COMMON EPP3051653 6 3rd Year (2019/20) First
EP2093 COMMON EPP3051653 6 3rd Year (2019/20) First