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


Associate professor of Economics, University of Torino

Selected Works

  • The emergence of new technology-based sectors in European regions: A proximity-based analysis of nanotechnology (with A. Colombelli and J. Krafft), Research Policy, 43, 1681-1696, 2014.
  • Beyond inducement in climate change: Does environmental performance spur environmental technologies? A regional analysis of cross-sectoral differences (with C.Ghisetti), Ecological Economics, 96, 99-113, 2013.
  • Pecuniary Knowledge Externalities: Evidence from European Regions (with C. Antonelli and P.P. Patrucco), Economic Geography, 87, 23-50, 2011.