Personale docente

Paola Valbonesi

Professore associato confermato

SECS-P/01

Indirizzo: VIA DEL SANTO, 33 - PADOVA . . .

Telefono: 0498274210

Fax: 049 827 4221

E-mail: paola.valbonesi@unipd.it

  • Il Martedi' dalle 14:00 alle 16:00
    presso Studio docente - Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche e Aziendali, Ca' Borin Sud - Via del Santo 22
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Associate Professor of Economics (permanent)
Department of Economics and Management - University of Padova
Address for correspondence and contacts: Via del Santo 33 - 35100 Padova - Italy
Phone, office: 049/8274058 ; mobile: 0039-3666686050; fax: 049/8274211
e.mail: paola.valbonesi@unipd.it; paola.valbonesi@gmail.com skype: valbonesi
web page: http://works.bepress.com/paola_valbonesi/

Since December 18th, 2013, Italian qualification for Full Professorship in:
- “Politica Economica” - 13/A2 - SECS-P/02 (Economic Policy)
- “Economia Applicata” - 13/A4 - SECS-P/06 (Applied Economics)

Since February 6th, 2015, French Qualification for Professeur des Universités, 05 – Sciences économiques, N. 15105277361.

Current Affiliations:
- Research Professor at the Higher School of Economics, National Research University (HSE-NRU), Moscow-Perm. Laboratory of Institutional Analysis of Economic Reforms, Research Group on Public-Private Contracts.
- Research Fellow at Proxenter (Center of Research in Procurement and Supply Chain).
- Research Fellow at IEFE (Centre for Research on Energy and Environmental Economics and Policy) – Bocconi University, Milan.

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PREVIOUS POSITIONS

03/1999 – 12/2002 Researcher, Univ. of Verona
10/1996 – 02/1999 Researcher, Univ. of Padova
04/1996 – 09/1996 Post-Doct. Scholarship, Univ. of Padova
01/1995 – 06/1995 Research Assistant, Dept. of Econ., European Univ. Institute – EUI, Firenze

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EDUCATION

10/1990 – 05/1995 European University Institute - EUI, Firenze: Ph.D in Economics. Thesis: “Four Essays on Privatisation in Central Eastern Europe”. Committee: Stephen Martin (supervisor, EUI, Firenze); Louis Phlips (EUI); John Micklewright (EUI); John Earle (Central European University, Praga), Stephen C. Smith (George Washington University, Washington DC)
10/1989 – 07/1990 European University Institute - EUI, Firenze: Master of Arts in Economics
11/1984 – 07/1988 Università degli Studi di Padova: Laurea in Scienze Politiche, top marks.

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VISITING
- 01/02/2015 one week Paris School of Economics (PSE) and Paris 1 Pantheon - Sorbonne
- 09/2014 – three weeks National Research Univ. – Higher School of Economics, Moscow-Perm
- 07/2013: four weeks University of Nottingham – School of Economics & School of Law
- 10/2012 - 11/2012 Université Paris 1 – Pantheon Sorbonne (Professeur Invité)
- 09/2010: one week Copenhagen Business School – Department of Economics
- 08/ 2009 – 09/2009 University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona – Department of Economics
- 02/2008 – 05/2008 Florence School of Regulation – EUI – Firenze
- 10/2007: one week University of East Anglia, Centre for Competition Policy, Norwich
- 10/2006 – 09/2007 University of Leicester, Dept. of Economics (sabbatical leave)
- 03/1998 – 06/1998 University of Copenhagen, CIE (Centre of Industrial Econ)
- 06/1997 – 08/1997 University of York - Department of Economics and Related Studies
- 09/1993 – 12/ 1993 Academy of Science, Department of Economics – Budapest
- 09/1991 – 12/ 1991 Academy of Science, Department of Economics – Budapest
- 08/1989 – 09/1990 International Integrated Project - Maputo - Mozambique

UPDATED: February, 13rd, 2016


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS in English (for full list - including submitted papers and papers/chapters/books in Italian - see web page: http://works.bepress.com/paola_valbonesi/)

- "Determinants of State Aid to Firms: the Case of the European Car Industry", (with M.
Nicolini and C. Scarpa), Industrial and Corporate Change, forthcoming.

- “Allotment in First-Price Auctions: an experimental investigation”, Experimental Economics, forthcoming. (with L. Corazzini, S. Galavotti e R. Sausgruber). DOI: 10.1007/s10683-016-9476-1.

- “Donor coordination in project funding: Evidence from a threshold public goods experiment”, Journal of Public Economics, (2015), 128,C: 16-29. (with Christopher Cotton and Luca Corazzini), DOI: 10.1016/j.jpubeco.2015.05.005

- “Benefits to vulnerable consumers in Italian energy markets: a focus on the eligibility criterion”, in Jon Strand (ed., 2015): The Economics and Political Economy of Energy Subsides, The MIT Press, (with R. Miniaci and C. Scarpa), forthcoming.

- “Firms’ Qualification and Subcontracting in Public Procurement: an Empirical Investigation”, The Journal of Law, Economics and Organisation, (2015), 31:568-598, (with L. Moretti). DOI: 10.1093/jleo/ewv001.

- “Energy affordability and the benefits system in Italy”, in Energy Policy, (2014), 75: 289-300, (with R. Miniaci and C. Scarpa). DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2014.09.008.

- “Sticks and carrots in procurement: an experimental exploration”, in The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, (2014), 14/3: 893-936, (with M. Bigoni and G. Spagnolo). DOI:10.1515/bejeap-2013-0110.

- “Aiding car producers in the EU: money in search for a strategy, (2012), in Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, 13(1): 67-87, (with M. Nicolini and C. Scarpa). DOI: 10.1007/s10842-012-0146-5.

- “The design of the university systems”, (2012), Journal of Public Economics, 96:317-330. (with G. De Fraja). DOI: 10.1016/j.jpubeco.2011.10.005.

- “Technology and incentive regulation in the Italian motorway industry”, (2009), Journal of Regulatory Economics, 35(2): 201-221. (with A. Iozzi and L. Benfratello).

- “Equilibrium state aid in integrating markets”, (2008), The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, Vol. 8: Iss. 1 (Topics), Article 33. (with S. Martin).

- “Distributional effects of price reforms in the Italian utility markets”, (2008), Fiscal Studies, 29/1: 135-163. (with R. Miniaci and C. Scarpa).

INTERESSI DI RICERCA

- Economia Industriale e Regolamentazione delle Imprese:
o Regolamentazione delle public utilities (Settori: Idrico, Autostradale, Tlc e dell’Energia)
o Effetti distributivi delle politiche di liberalizzazione nei settori delle public utilities

- Antitrust, Politiche della Concorrenza nell’Unione Europea e Aiuti di Stato
o Aiuti di stato e integrazione europea
o Aiuti di stato al settore automobilistico in EU

- Contratti di Appalto Pubblico e Private-Public Partnership:
o Incentivi per la performance, subappalto, sistemi di qualificazione delle imprese
o “Enforcement” delle clausole contrattuali
o Disegni ottimali delle aste con suddivisione in lotti (esperimenti)

- Organizzazione del “Settore” Universitario
o Il disegno organizzativo tra attività di insegnamento e ricerca
o Incentivi nelle carriere accademiche
o Capitale umano, “qualità” dell’università e successo nel mercato del lavoro

- Contribuzione Privata ai Beni Pubblici (esperimenti)
o Contribuzione ottimale a beni pubblici con soglia
o Contribuzione e altruismo

Area di Interesse per tesi di laurea (triennale e magistrale)
- Contratti di Appalto Pubblici; Public-Private Partnership
- Regolamentazione di public utility (acqua, rifiuti, energia)
- Meccanismi tariffari nei settori delle public utility (e tutela
dei "vulnerable consumers")