Curriculum Vitae

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Born in Rome (Italy), February 10, 1970. Married, two children.

CURRENT POSITIONS

Since 2011: Associate Professor of Economic Policy, Faculty of Economics, Roma Tre University.

Since 2012: Director Master Program in “Cooperative Firm: Economics, Law and Management”, Roma Tre University.

PREVIOUS POSITIONS

2004-2010: Assistant Professor of Economic Policy, Faculty of Economics, Roma Tre University.

2000-2003: Research Fellow Department of Economics, Roma Tre University.

EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Institutions, Environment and Policy for the Economic DevelopmentRoma Tre University, 2000. PhD thesis: L’indice di sviluppo umano regionale. Un’applicazione all’Unione Europea. Tutor: Prof. Mauro Mellano

M.A. in Development EconomicsUniversity of Sussex, 1998. Dissertation: A Regional Specific HDI analysis: the European Union. Supervisor: Prof. Andrew Newell.

Laurea in Economics (“Economia e Commercio” in Italian) Sapienza University of Rome, 1995.  Thesis: Dai Basic Needs agli indicatori di sviluppo umano: l’evoluzione recente della teoria dello sviluppo. Tutor: Prof. Mauro Mellano

TEACHING ACTIVITY

Teaching at Roma Tre University

Since 2014: Chair of Development Economics (Laurea Magistrale, Master level).

Since 2008: Chair of Priciples of Development Economics (Laurea Triennale, Bachelor level).

Since 2010: Chair of Corporate Governance and business scenarios (Laurea Magistrale, Master level).

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2013-2014: Chair of Human Development Economics (Laurea Magistrale, Master level).

2010-2014: Chair of Theory of the Firm (Laurea Magistrale, Master level).

•2008-2009: Chair of Development Economics – advanced corse (Laurea Magistrale, Master level).

•2006-2007: Chair of Development Economics – (Laurea Triennale, Bachelor level).

•2004-2007: Chair of Industrial Organizations – advanced corse (Laurea Magistrale, Master level).

Teaching at other Italian Universities

•2003-2004: Chair of Applied Economics, Faculty of Humanistic Science, Sapienza University of Rome.

•2002-2003: Chair of Economics and Institutions, Faculty of Humanistic Science, Sapienza University of Rome.

RESEARCH GRANTS

EU-Funded research projects

2015 -2019 Cluster Development Med. (CLUSDEV MED) – H2020 . Principal Investigator.

Partners: Partners:  Roma Tre University (Italy)Istanbul Teknokent Anonim SirketiUniversiteit UtrechtDARE Puglia- Distretto Tecnologico agroalimentareVilnius Gediminas Technical University (Lithuania)REDINN – Rete europea dell’Innovazione.  Total cost: EUR 796 500 EU contribution: EUR 796 500

2013 -2016 Social Innovation in Brazil, in the Water Treatment Sector (AguaSociAL). Seventh Framework Programme  Marie Curie Actions  People. Principal Investigator..

Partners: Roma Tre University (Italy)Leeds Beckett University (UK)Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Spain)The Federal University of Pará -UFPA- (Brazil)The Amazonas State University – UEA – (Brazil). Total cost: EUR 315 000 EU contribution: EUR 315 000

2012- 2015 Sustainable Human Development for MED Countries (SHuMED). Seventh Framework Programme  Marie Curie Actions  People. Principal Investigator..

Partners: Roma Tre University (Italy)University of Pisa (Italy)Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (Lithuania), Higher Institute of Management and Planning (Algeria), USMBA – Faculty of Law Economics and Social sciences (Morocco)University of Jordan (Jordan)Helwan University Faculty of Social Science and Law (Egypt), Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (Egypt). Total cost: EUR 224 200 EU contribution: EUR 224 200

International Project Coordination

•From 28/04/2017 to present: Case studies on innovative and inclusive farming experiences of the Italian cooperative movement – Founded by FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).

•From 22/07/2016 to 28/02/2017: Study on cooperatives and responsible agricultural investments – Founded by FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).

•From 20 dicembre 2014 to  30 aprile 2015: Annual Report on FAO’s projects and activities in support of producer organizations and cooperatives – Founded by FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).

National Project Coordination

•2012: Grant from CREL (Regional Council of Economics and Labour), The internationalization of the Latium enterprises in Asia. Head of research unit.

•2011: Grant from CNEL (National Council of Economics and Labour), The Role of APS. Head of research unit.

Team member in several other national and European projects.

External reviewer for EU project in the frame of the VI FP field social  and environmental development.

EDITORIAL BOARDS OF SCIENTIFIC AND SCOLARLY JOURNALS

Journal of Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Issue, 2013-

•(Associate Editor) International Journal of Environmental Policy and Decision Making, 2013-

QA/Rivista dell’Associazione Rossi Doria, 2005-2014

Nuova Cultura, Collana Percorsi di cultura politica Economia, Storia Diritto, 2016-

Ph.D SUPERVISION

  1. Giovanna D’Agostino “Large Scale Land Acquisition”, (Roma Tre University, 2016).
  2. Alessio Conforti Risk, Vulnerability and Public Action” (Roma Tre University, 2011).
  3. Ugo Gentilini “Food insecurity, social protection and the Italian Food Aid Policy. An empiprical investigation and beyond”, (Roma Tre University, 2010).

VISITING

April-May 2017:  Universidade Federal do Pará – UFPA (Belém, Pará – Brasile)Universidade do Estado do Amazonas – UEA (Manaus, Amazonas – Brasile).

April 2014: Universidad del Tolima (Colombia).

May 2013: Université Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah-Fès (Morocco)

OTHER UNIVERSITY POSITIONS

Since 2013: Member Nucleo di Valutazione (University Assessment Commission), Roma Tre University.

Since 2005:     Member PhD Program Committee in  Economics PhD program Committee in “Economics”, Roma Tre University.

Since 2006: Executive board  Master in “Human Development and Food Security”, Roma Tre University.

Since 2010: Scientific board Master in “Cooperative firm: Economics, law and Management” Roma Tre University.

Since 2010: Scientific board  CROMA (University Centre for the Study of Rome).

Since 2013:     EAEPE Research Area Coordinator: Co-Operative Economy and Collective Ownership

2011-2013:      Scientific board Library Roma Tre University, section economics.

RESEARCH AFFILIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIP

SIE – Società Italiana degli Economisti

SEEDS  – Sustainability Enviromental Economics and Dynamics Studies

EAEPE – European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy

Associazione per studi e ricerche Manlio Rossi-Doria