Education

2006  

PhD. In Economics and Management.
Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy
Title of the thesis “Three Essays on Norms and Social Preferences”.
Supervisors: Giovanni Dosi and Lorenzo Sacconi.
February, 7th 2006.
 
1999    

Post-graduate degree  in Decision Theory and Institutions  at University of Castellanza, Italy, with full marks 110 out 110 cum laude.

1998  

B.A.  in Sociology, University of Trento, Italy, on July, 1st,  with full marks 110 out 110 cum laude.

 

Other training activities.

September 2001
European Summer School on Industrial Dynamics (ESSID), Institut d’Etudes Scientifiques de Cargèse, France.

June 2002
Intensive Course in Computable and Experimental Economics, Computable and Experimental Economics Laboratory - CEEL University of Trento, Italy.

30 June – 11 July 2003
CEEL program in Adaptive Economic Dynamics, Fourth Trento Summer School in Behavioral Economics. Trento , Italy.

Academic career and teaching activities

Current position.

Since June 2018.
Associate professor, Economic Policy, Department of Economics and Management of the University of Trento, Italy.

Since August 20th, 2018:
National scientific qualification as Full professor of Economic Policy.  

External member of  Institute of Economics of the Sant’Anna School of Advanced studies, Pisa, Italy


Past positions.


June 2015- May 2018
Assistant professor (RTD  B)  at the Department of Economics and Management of the University of Trento, Italy.

Italian National Scientific Qualification as Associate Professor in Economic Policy (13/A2)  (December 2013).


February 2011- May 2015.
Assistant professor at the Department of Economics and Management of the University of Trento, Italy.

2008-2011
Post- Doc fellow at the Department of Economics of the University of Trento, Italy.

2006-2008
Post- Doc fellow at the Department of Economics of the University of Trento, Italy.

2004-2006
Research assistant at the Department of Economics / Department of Computer and Management Sciences of the University of Trento, Italy.
    
2003-2004
Research assistant at the Department of Law of the University of Teramo, Italy.

1999-2000
Research assistant at the Centre for Ethics, Law and Economics (CELE) of the University Carlo Cattaneo, Castellanza, Italy

 

Research interests

Economics of institutions and organizations; behavioral and experimental economics; bounded rationality; ethics & economics.

Research work

Participation in research projects.

2017 – present.

“Social impact finance for the Trentino Region: a study on the relation between financial tools, governance forms and motivations”.
Financed by Fondazione Caritro, Trento, Italy.
Role: member of the research group
Coordinator: Lorenzo Sacconi, University of Trento.

“Social impact finance for a new generation of social entrepreneurs.”
Financed by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research.
Role: coordinator of the local unit, University of Trento.
Coordinator: Marco Giorgino, Politecnico di Milano
The project involves the Politecnico di Milano and the universities of Trento, Bologna, Napoli and Torino.


“The role of community foundations in the promotion of donations: a focus on Munus foundation”.
Financed by Fondazione Munus, Parma, Italy.
Role: member of the research group.
Coordinator: Giacomo Degli Antoni, University of Parma.


“The effects of good practices of social responsibility on consumers’ choices”
Financed by FLAI-CGIL, Parma, Italy.
Role: coordinator (with Giacomo degli Antoni, University of Parma,  Tommaso Poletti, CGIL Parma, Davide Dazzi, Ires-Emilia Romagna).

2015- present

“Business Ethics: Normativity And Economic Behavior  2 (Beneb2)”
Financed by the Spanish Ministry of Economy.
Role: member of the local unit, University of Trento.
Coordinator: Pedro Frances Gomez,  University of Granada.

2013-2017
“Hedonic approach and field experiment for assessing the relationship between immigration and social cohesion”.
Financed by the Interdisciplinary Center for the Research in Economics, Psychology and Social sciences (CISEPS), University of Milano-Bicocca.
Role: member of research team.
Coordinator: Alessandra Michelangeli,  University of Milano-Bicocca.

2011-2014

“Business Ethics: Normativity and Economic Behavior  (BENEB)”
Financed by the Spanish Ministry of Economy.
Role: member of the local unit, University of Trento.
 Coordinator: Pedro Frances Gomez,  University of Granada.


2010-2011

“Social Capital, Corporate Social Responsibility And Performance: The Unexplored Links”
Financed by the Italian Ministry of Education,  University  and  Research.
Role: member of the local unit, University of Milano-Bicocca.
Coordinator: Leonardo Becchetti. University of Roma-Tor Vergata.

2008-2009

“Endogenous institutions in trade networks: some lessons from history”.
Financed by the Autonomous Province of Trento, Italy.
Role: member of the research team.
Coordinated by Andrea Bonoldi. University of Trento.

2008

“Social Capital, Corporate Social Responsibility and Local Economic Development”.  Financed the Autonomous Province of Trento, Italy.
Role:  member of the research team.
Coordinator: Lorenzo Sacconi, University of Trento.

2007-2008

“Corporate social responsibility as extended form of corporate governance”.
Financed by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research.
Role: member of the local unit, University of Trento.
Coordinator: Lorenzo Sacconi. University of Trento.

2005-2007

 “The economic role of Nonprofit Organizations”.
Financed by the Italian Ministry of University,  Scientific and Technological Research.
Role: member of the local unit, University of Trento.
Coordinator: Carlo Borzaga, University of Trento.

2002- 2004

NORMEC “The Normative Dimension of Action and Order”.
Financed by the European Commission (Project reference: HPSE-CT-2001-00081)
Role: member of the Italian team.
Local coordinator: Luigi Marengo, University of Teramo.

 

Memberships in societies and scientific committees

Member of the scientific commitee of  "Impresa sociale"

Conferences and lectures

IAREP/SABE Conference, Middlesex University, London, 20-23 July 2018.

Decision Making for Others 2018, Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands, 2-3 July 2018.

Euricse International Workshop: Cooperation as a coordination mechanism.
Trento, Italy, 4-5 December 2017.

11th International Max Planck Research School-Uncertainty Topics Workshop, 27-29 September, Trento.

Norms in the Lab, Business Ethics: Normativity and Economic Behavior (BENEB 2) International Workshop, Granada, Spain, 26-27 June, 2017

Fourth International Meeting on Experimental and Behavioral Social Sciences (IMEBESS), University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, 27-29 April 2017.

3rd International Conference Economic Philosophy, Aix-en-Provence, Francia,   15-16 giugno 2016

2016 Labsi Lab2 Workshop on Game Theory and Experimental Methods, Capua, Italy, 6-7 giugno, 2016


Network for Integrated Behavioural Science (NIBS) International Conference on “Assessing wellbeing when preferences are incoherent”, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK, 3-6 aprile 2016.

Experiment a BIT. II Annual Workshop on Experimental Economics, Bolzano , Innsbruck and Trento research groups.  Trento, 28 September 2015.

Economic Science Association – European Meeting, Heidelberg, Germania, 2-5 Settembre 2015,.

International Workshop on “The Social Contract in Corporate and Economic Ethics”, University of Granada, Department of Philosophy 1, Granada, Spain, 22-23 May 2015.
        

10Th International meeting of the Italian Society of Law and Economics (SIDE-ISLE), Rome,     18-20 December 2014    

    55th Scientific meeting of the Italian Economic Association, Trento, Italy, 23-25 October     2014

An International Workshop on Social Norms and Social Preferences, Trento, 24-25 May 2013.

2013 Florence Workshop on Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Florence, May 2-4, 2013.

2012 EBEN (European Business Ethics Network) Research Conference, Newcastle, UK, 7-9 June 2012.

14th World Congress of  Social Economics, Glasgow, Scotland, UK June 20-22, 2012

International workshop on “Altruism and morality. Experiments and concepts”, Zurich, 24-26 November, 2011.

HEIRs International Conference on “Market and Happiness. Do economic interactions crowd out civic virtues and human capabilities?”, Milano, Italy, 8-9 June, 2011.

International Workshop on “The Determinants and Implications of Prosocial Behaviour”, University of Southampton, UK, 6-7 May, 2011.

2011 Florence Workshop on Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Florence, Italy, April 29-30 2011.

51st Scientific Meeting of the Italian Economic Association,  Catania, Italy  15-16 October 2010.

European Business Ethics Network –EBEN Conference 2010 “Which values for which organizations”, Trento, Italy,  9 -11 September 2010.

International Summer School on “New approaches to the study of enterprises: the role of motivation”, Terne di Garniga, Trento – Italy,  29 August -  9 September 2010.

Economic Science Association – World Meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark, 8-11 July 2010
    
Corporate Governance after the Crisis: the Multi-stakeholder Approach, Milano, Italy, 24-25 June, 2010.

Economic Science Association - European Meeting 2009, Innsbruck, Austria 17 – 20 September 2009.

International Summer School on “Economic Behavior, Law and Organizations, Arco, Italy 18-25 July 2009.

2nd EMES International Conference on Social Enterprise, Trento, Italy, July 1-4, 2009.

International Conference on Happiness and Relational Goods, Isola di San Servolo, Venice, Italy, June 11-13, 2009.

1st Workshop of the Italian Society for Experimental and Behavioral Economics, Firenze, 14-15 May, 2009.

3rd Nordic Conference on Behavioral and Experimental Economics 14-15 November, 2008, Copenhaghen (Danmark)

International Summer School on “Why isn’t Ethics a Behavioural Science ?”, Trento, 24-28  
September 2008.

Economic Science Association (ESA) European Regional Meeting, Lyon, France September 11-14, 2008.

Urrutia Elejalde XI Summer School on Economics and Philosophy: Social Norms, San Sebastian, Spain, July 14-18, 2008.

Workshop on “Social Economics. The Young Economists’ Contribution”, Forlì, Italy, 6-7 June 2008.

International Conference on “Dynamic Capabilities and Beyond”, Graduate School of Management State University, Saint Petersburg State University, Saint Petersburg, Russia, December 9, 2007.

Third Conference of the Italian Society of Law and Economics (SIDE- ISLE), Bocconi University, Milan, Italy,  November 9-10, 2007

International Conference on “Social Capital, Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Economic Development” , Trento, July 24-25, 2007

International Conference on “Reciprocity, theories and facts”, Verbania  February 22-24, 2007.

Workshop “Non-Profit Organisations, Social Enterprises and Social Responsibility”, 2-3 February  2007

Workshop on “Civil economics: the young economists’ contribution”, Forlì, Italy, 9-10 June 2006.

International Workshop on Behavioral Game Theory and Experiments, Capua , Italy, 11-13 May 2006.

International Conference on Cognitive Economics, Sofia, Bulgaria, 5-8 August 2005.

II International Meeting on “Happiness "Economical and Psychological Perspectives on Decisions" , Workshop on “Happiness, Economics and Interpersonal Relationships”, Trento, Italy, 4-5 December 2004.

Normec International Seminar “Morality, Norms and Economics”, DINAMIA- ISCTE, Lisbon, Portugal, 17-18 September 2004.

Other work

Organization of workshops, summer schools and conferences.

May 2013.
(with Luciano Andreozzi and Lorenzo Sacconi).
An International Workshop on Social Norms and Social Preferences, Trento, 24-25 May 2013.

October 2012.
(with Luciano Andreozzi).
Risk and Social Preferences. An International Workshop.
Trento,  18-19 October 2012.

July  2009.
(with  Lorenzo Sacconi).

International Summer School on “Economic Behavior, Law and Organizations. Advances in the behavioral and experimental approach to the economics of organizations, firms, contracts and the economic analysis of the Law”, Arco, Italy, 18-25 July 2009.
(Lectures by: Christine Jolls, Shaun Hargreaves-Heap, Luigi Marengo, Christian Zehnder, Henry E. Smith, Avner Ben-Ner).

September 2008.
(with  Lorenzo Sacconi, Stefania Ottone and Luciano Andreozzi).

International Summer School on “Why isn’t ethics a behavioural science?”, Pergine Valsuga- Trento, September 25-28, 2008.
(Lectures by: K. Binmore, M. Dufwenberg, T. Ellingsen, S. Hargreaves-Heap, L. Sacconi).

July  2007.
(with  Lorenzo Sacconi and Giacomo Degli Antoni).

International Workshop and of the Summer School on “Social Capital ,Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Economic Development”, Trento, Italy, 24-29 July 2007.

July 2006.
(with  Lorenzo Sacconi and Giacomo Degli Antoni).

International Economic Association Research Workshop on “Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Governance. The Contribution of Economic Theory and Related Disciplines”, Trento, Italy 11-13 July 2006.

    July 2005
(with  Lorenzo Sacconi).

Summer School on “Explaining the Emergence and Design of Institutions, Norms and Contracts. The Contribution of Evolutionary and Behavioral Game Theory”, Trento, Italy  4-9 July 2005.
(Lectures by: K. Binmore, H. Gintis,  J. Weibull, S. Gaechter, G. Ponti, L. Sacconi).

September 2004.
(with  Lorenzo Sacconi).

Summer School on “Game Theory Ethics and Economics”, Trento, Italy  6-18 September 2004.
(Lectures by: S. Hargreaves Heap, J. Weibull, J. Broome., W. Rabinowicz, B. Skyrms, L. Mittone, L. Sacconi, M. Kosfeld).

 

Visiting

Visiting Scholar, University of Granada  - Department of Philosophy 1 (April-May 2013, May 2014).

 

Referee

Bulletin of Economic Research, Economic Inquiry, European Journal of Comparative Economics, European Journal of Economic Policy, Games, Industrial and Corporate Change, International Journal of Management Reviews, International Review of Economics, Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, Journal of Economic Psychology, Journal of Public Economics, Organization Studies, Review of Social Economy.

External reviewer for the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (Replication Studies)

 

Teaching

Introduction to Economics. University of Trento, Department of Economics and Management. University of Trento, (2012/2013, 2013/2014, 2014/2015, 2015/2016, 2016/2017, 2017/2018, 2018/2019).  72 hours; level: Undergraduate; language: Italian.

Introduction to Economics. Seminars.  LLM in Sustainable Development, Faculty of Law, University of Milan, September 2016, September 2017, September 2018. 10-12 hours; level: graduate; language: English.

Behavioral Economics, Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania, May 2017, May 2018,30 hours, level: undergraduate and graduate; language: English.

Laboratory: Experimental Economics, University of Trento, Department of Economics and Management. University of Trento, (2015/2016; 2016/2017, 2017/2018). Master in Economics. 24 hours; level: graduate; language: English.

Microeconomics (seminar) (2013/2014) - School Teacher Qualification Courses (PAS). University of Trento. 12  hours;  level: graduate; language: Italian.

Laboratory: Ethics and Economics (2011/2012), Master in Economics,  University of Trento, Faculty of Economics. 24 hours; level: graduate; language: English.

Laboratory of market analysis (2011/2012) University of Trento, Faculty of Economics. Undergraduate. 24 hours; level: undergraduate; language: Italian.

Public Choice, incentives and economic regulation (2007/2008, 2008/2009, 2009/2010). University of Trento, Faculty of Economics. 35 hours; level: graduate; language: Italian

Microeconomics – Advanced course (rational choice, consumer theory and choice under risk) (2009/2010). University of Trento, Faculty of Economics. 15 hours; level: graduate; language: Italian.

Economics of Institutions (2006/2007), University of Trento, Faculty of Economics. 15 hours;  level: graduate; language: Italian.

Behavioral Law and Economics (seminar). Trento Winter School 2009, PhD in Law and Economics University of Siena . Language: Italian.

Laboratory - Introduction to data analysis,  (2007/2008, 2008/2009), University of Trento, Faculty of Economics. 35 hours;  level: undergraduate; language: Italian.

Economic Theory of Nonprofit Organizations (seminar), Master on Management of social enterprises, ISSAN  Trento, Italy (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008). Level: graduate; language: Italian.

Fairness and Reciprocity in Economics, Trento Winter School in Computational and Experimental Economics (2004), University of Trento, Faculty of Economics. Level: PhD; language: English.

Laboratory- Introduction to data analysis,  (2003/2004, 2004/2005, 2005/2006, 2006/2007) University of Trento, Faculty of Economics (Teaching assistant). 52 hours, level: undergraduate; language: Italian.

Teaching assistance for master courses at the Centre for Ethics, Law and Economics (CELE), University of Castellanza (1999, 2000). Level: graduate; language: Italian.

 

 

 

 

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