PhD in Economics, University of Torino, 2007

Research Interests

Economic of Innovation, Innovative Start-ups, Green Technologies, Regional Smart Specialization, Economic Geography, Migration and Innovation, Sustainability and Development


Full Professor of Economics, University of Torino

Selected Works

  • The antecedents of green technologies: The role of team-level recombinant capabilities (with G. Orsatti and M. Pezzoni). Research Policy, 49 (3), 103919, 2020.

  • Academic inventors and the antecedents of green technologies. A regional analysis of Italian patent data (with A. Scandura). Ecological Economics 156, 247-263, 2019.

  • Regional branching and Key Enabling Technologies. Evidence from European patent data (with S. Montresor). Economic Geography 93, 367-396, 2017.


Carlo Alberto Fellow

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