Fabio Montobbio

Research Fellow


PhD in Economics, University of Manchester, 2001


Associate Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics and Statistics “Cognetti  De Martiis”, University of Turin, Turin, Italy (Vice-director for Research)

BRICK - Collegio Carlo Alberto, Turin, Italy

Visiting Fellow at ICRIOS, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy


Economics of Innovation, Economics of Patents, University Technology Transfer, New Economics of Science, Technology and Development



  • European Integration and Knowledge Flows across European Regions. Regional Studies, vol. 50, issue 4, pages 709-727, 2016, with Cappelli R.
  • Inventorship and Authorship as Attribution Rights: an Enquiry into the Economics of Scientific Credit, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 95, pp. 49– 69, 2013, with Lissoni F., Zirulia L.
  • International knowledge diffusion and home-bias effect. Do USPTO & EPO patent citations tell the same story? Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 112 (3), pp. 441-470, 2010, with Bacchiocchi E.