Curriculum Vitae

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BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Born in Rome (Italy).

CURRENT POSITIONS

2023 at present: Full Professor, Department of Business Economics, Roma Tre University.

February 2022 at Present: Senior Civil Servant – Direttore Direzione Decentramento e Servizi al Territorio, Roma Capitale.

PREVIOUS POSITIONS

2011- 2023 : Associate Professor, Department of Economics/Department of Business Economics, Roma Tre University.

2013- 2021: Director Master Program in “Cooperative Firm: Economics, Law and Management”Roma Tre University.

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

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

EDUCATION

2000 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

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

1995 Laurea in Economics (“Economia e Commercio” ) Sapienza University of Rome.  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

2014-2022 Chair of Development Economics (Laurea Magistrale, Master level).

2008-2022 Chair of Priciples of Development Economics (Laurea Triennale, Bachelor level).

2010-2022 Chair of Corporate Governance and business scenarios (Laurea Magistrale, Master level).

•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.

Teaching at other International Universities

Since 2022 Lecturer Unesco Chair “Economic Systems and Human Rights” Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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 30/01/2018: 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 20/12/2014 to  30/04/2015: 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.

Member of the Scientific Committee “AGRINOVIA innovation and rural development” Project founded by Italian Cooperation.

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

GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

May 2019:  Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (Vilnius, Lithuania) – (ERASMUS+).

March 2019: Université Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah-Fès (Morocco). (CLUSDEVMED – H2020-MSCA-RISE-2014 Project ID: 645730).

April 2018:  Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (Vilnius, Lithuania) – (ERASMUS+).

April-May 2017:  Universidade Federal do Pará – UFPA (Belém, Pará – Brasile)Universidade do Estado do Amazonas – UEA (Manaus, Amazonas – Brasile). (AGUASOCIAL – IRSES FP7-People Project ID: 612633).

May 2013: Université Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah-Fès (Morocco). (SHUMED – IRSES FP7-People Project ID: 319017).

EDITORIAL BOARDS OF SCIENTIFIC AND SCOLARLY JOURNALS

2013- Associate Editor International Journal of Environmental Policy and Decision Making, ISSN 1752-6906.

2024  Insights into Regional Development, ISSN 2669-0195.

2020- Universidade e Meio Ambiente, ISSN 2595-9239.

2020- Sustainable Organizations , ISSN 2673-4524.

2013 Journal of Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Issue, ISSN 2345-0282.

2019- 2023 Editor in Chief Insights into Regional Development, ISSN 2669-0195.

2005-2014 QA/Rivista dell’Associazione Rossi Doria, ISSN 1971-4017.

SCIENTIFIC BOARDS ITALIAN JOURNALS

2016- Corporate Governance e scenari di settore delle imprese, Roma Tre Press.

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

2017- Collana Sviluppo, Innovazione e Governance, Nuova Cultura.

Ph.D SUPERVISION

  1. Martina Iorio “Three Essays on the Development of Brazilian Amazon”, (Roma Tre University, 2019).
  2. Giovanna D’Agostino “Large Scale Land Acquisition”, (Roma Tre University, 2016).
  3. Alessio Conforti Risk, Vulnerability and Public Action” (Roma Tre University, 2011).
  4. Ugo Gentilini “Food insecurity, social protection and the Italian Food Aid Policy. An empiprical investigation and beyond”, (Roma Tre University, 2010).

OTHER UNIVERSITY POSITIONS

2005-2022     Member PhD Program Committee in  Economics PhD program Committee in “Economics”, Roma Tre University.

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

2010-2022 Scientific board Master in “Cooperative firm: Economics, law and Management” Roma Tre University.

2006-2010 Executive board  Master in “Human Development and Food Security”, Roma Tre University.

2010-2019: Scientific board  CROMA (University Centre for the Study of Rome).

2018-2020: Member Department of Economics Council , Roma Tre University.

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

INDEPENDENT ASSESSMENT BODIES

Since 2020: registered in the List of Independent Assessment Bodies – OIV- (no. 5662) at Dipartimento della Funzione Pubblica.

2013-2018: Member Nucleo di Valutazione (University Assessment Commission), Roma Tre University.

RESEARCH AFFILIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIP

SIE – Società Italiana degli Economisti

SEEDS  – Sustainability Enviromental Economics and Dynamics Studies

EAEPE – European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy