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Full Professor of Economic Statistics (SECS-S/03)

Bio

Associate Professor of Economic Statistics at Università Europea di Roma since 2012 and part-time Professor at New York University in Florence since 2005. She graduated in Statistical and Economic Sciences from Università di Siena, where she also obtained a postgraduate course in Economics and a PhD in Economics in 2005. She collaborates with the Italian Trade Agency (ITA), an Italian agency for the promotion abroad and internationalization of companies, in the CORCE Fausto De Franceschi postgraduate course dedicated to the internationalisation of enterprises since 2007. She has been collaborating with the charity organisation Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Torino and Università di Torino for the Talenti per l’Export project since 2016 and with Università Tor Vergata for the postgraduate course in Foreign Trade and Business Internationalisation – CEIDIM since 2016.

Research interests

Her research focuses on statistical models for business demography, international trade and
financial econometrics. She has worked on volatility models for forecasting financial market
trends and on the link between business performance and internationalisation models using
generalised gravity models. Recently, she has been working on regression models on quantiles and on the generalisation of business survival models in relation to the internationalisation of companies.

Recent publications

  • “Globalizzazione, crescita economica e convergenza (1870-1988). Qualche osservazione su teorie e misure”, R. Giannetti, Rivista di Storia Economica, a. XVIII,n.2, agosto 2002, pp. 193-216, Appendix by Margherita Velucchi pp. 211-216 (2002).
  • Human Capital Data: Evidence and Suggestions from Italian Time Series (1881-1993)”, con R. Giannetti in Historical Social Research. An International Journal for the Applications of Formal Methods to History, vol.27, no.4, pp. 77-92, (2002).
  • “Statistical and Econometric Analysis”, in Giannetti, R., “La dinamica delle imprese”, in Giannetti, R., Vasta, M., (eds.), L’impresa italiana nel Novecento, Bologna, il Mulino, pp.89-148, (2003).
  • “Crescita e convergenza: approcci teorici ed evidenza empirica”, in Gallo, G.M., Bonaccorsi, A. (eds.), Un benchmarking regionale su scala europea, Confindustria Toscana, pp.17-48 (2005).
  • “Analisi di cluster: un confronto tra le regioni europee”, con Parenti, A., in Gallo, G.M., Bonaccorsi, A. (eds.), Un benchmarking regionale su scala europea, Confindustria Toscana, pp. 49-178, (2005).
  • “The Demography of Manufacturing Firms (1911-1971)”, con R. Giannetti, in Giannetti R., Vasta, M. (eds.), Evolution of Italian Enterprises in the 20th. Century,Physica-Verlag Heidelberg, pp. 63-86, (2006).
  • “Firms’ Survival and Competitiveness: A Case Study in Tuscany”, Italian Journal of Applied Statistics, 19, 4, pp.1-18, (2007).
  • “Market interdependence and financial volatility transmission in East Asia”, con G.M. Gallo,International Journal of Finance & Economics, 14, pp. 24-44, (2009).
  • “Regime Switching: Italian Financial Markets over a Century”, Statistical Methods and Applications, Vol. 18, 1, pp. 67-89, (2009).
  • “Made in Italy Firms Competitiveness: A Multilevel Longitudinal Model on Export Performance”, con M. Bini, 2009 JSM Proceedings of the American Statistical Association, Business and Economic Statistics Section, pp.4201-4208, (2009).
  • “Italian Firms’ Location in Technological Industrial Districts: A Robust Analysis”, con M. Bini, 2009 JSM Proceedings of the American Statistical Association, Business and Economic Statistics Section, pp. 4534-4541, (2009).
  • “African Financial Markets: A Spillover Analysis of Shocks”, con G. Giovannetti, ERD 2009, Overcoming Fragility in Africa – Forging a New European Approach, pp. 118-119, (2009).
  • “Analisi dell’evoluzione del personale docente delle università italiane”, con M. Bini e B. Monastero, Comitato Nazionale per la Valutazione del Sistema Universitario, Roma, (2010)
  • “Sistemi di indicatori per la misura dell’efficienza della formazione universitaria”, con G. Ferrari e T. Laureti, Comitato Nazionale per la Valutazione del Sistema Universitario, Roma, (2010)
  • “Size, Innovation and Internationalization: A Survival Analysis of Italian Firms”, con G. Giovannetti e R. Ricchiuti, Applied Economics, 3, 1, pp. 21-31, (2011).
  • “A MEM Analysis of African Financial Markets”, con G. Giovannetti, New Perspectives in Statistical Modeling and Data Analysis (S. Ingrassia, R. Rocci, M. Vichi Eds.), Springer-Verlag, series Studies in Classification, Data Analysis, and Knowledge Organization,pp. 345-356, (2011) .
  • “Italian Firms’ Geographical Location in High-Tech Industries: A Robust Analysis”, con M. Bini, in Classification and Multivariate Analysis for Complex Data Structures. Series: STUDIES IN CLASSIFICATION, DATA ANALYSIS, AND KNOWLEDGE ORGANIZATION, p. 185-192, BERLIN HEIDELBERG:Springer-Verlag, ISBN: 978-3-642-13311-4, ISSN: 1431-8814, (2011)
  • “Determinants of the Italian labor productivity: a quantile regression approach”, con A. Viviani, Statistica, 71 (2), pp. 213-238, (2011).
  • “Gli indicatori per il governo della pubblica amministrazione a livello locale”, con L. Buzzigoli, S. Pozzoli, e A. Viviani, p. 1-173, Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri, Rome, ISBN: 9788897369066, (2011).
  • “A MEM-based Analysis of Volatility Spillovers in East Asian Financial Markets”, con R. F. Engle e G.M. Gallo, The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 94(1), pp. 222-223, (2012).
  • The “China effect” on EU Exports to OECD markets – the case of Italy, con G. Giovannetti e M. Sanfilippo, in D. Marconi, I. Musu and B. Quintieri eds, The Chinese Economy. Recent Trends and Policy Issues. p. 163-180, BERLIN HEIDELBERG:Springer-Verlag, ISBN: 978-3-642-28637-7 (2012).
  • “Location, Internationalization and Performance of Firms in Italy: a Multilevel Approach”, con G. Giovannetti and R. Ricchiuti, Applied Economics, vol. 45, p. 2665-2673, ISSN: 0003-6846, doi: 10.1080/00036846.2012.665597, (2012).
  • “Heterogeneity in Managerial Strategies and Internationalization of Firms: the Case of Italy” con G. Giovannetti e G. Ricchiuti, Economia e Politica Industriale,(2013).
  • “A spillover analysis of shocks from US, UK and China on African financial markets”, con G. Giovannetti, Review of Development Finance, 3(4), July–December 2013, pp. 169-179.
  • “Italian Service Firms’ Labor Productivity: A Longitudinal Quantile Regression Analysis”, con A. Viviani e A. Zeli, Statistica, 2014, pp. 20-42
  • “Size & Technology: The Odd Couple for Affiliates Survival”, con G. Giovannetti e G. Ricchiuti, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Volume 40, March 2017, pp. 64-71
  • “Diverse twins: analysing China’s impact on Italian and German exports using a multilevel quantile regressions approach”,con G. Giovannetti e M. Sanfilippo, Applied Economics, 50, 28 2018,pp. 3051-3065
  • “Firms’ Survival and Gender Wage Gap: The Case of Textile Sector in EU”, con G. Giovannetti, sotto referaggio in Applied Economics
  • 2“A network analysis of the migration-Investment nexus”, con G. Giovannetti e F. Santi, WP Economics Series, Università di Firenze