Research Areas

The Department of Economics and Management has 62 members covering with their research almost every aspect of modern economic analysis and its applications. The main research areas are:

  • Banking and finance
  • Business and economic of crime
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Development economics
  • Economic analysis in an historical perspective
  • Economic geography and regional economics
  • Economics and management of innovation
  • Energy and environmental economics and management
  • Financial accounting
  • Game theory and industrial economics
  • Governance, disclosure and performance
  • Health economics
  • International business
  • Knowledge management and entrepreneurship
  • Labour economics and economics of ageing
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomic theory
  • Operations and supply chain management
  • Organization and human resource management
  • Public economics


Members of the Department have
published in leading journals such as American Economic Review, Strategic Management Journal, The Economic Journal, Research Policy, Contemporary Accounting Research, and others.

Since its foundation, the Department has developed scientific relations with other Italian and foreign universities, research institutes and top international researchers, as recently testified by the programme of the Research Visiting Senior Fellowship.