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Updated: January 2020



PhD in Economics

"Essays on Innovative Activity and the Protection of Innovations"

Supervisor: Vincenzo Denicolò

University of Bologna, Italy


Visiting PhD student

Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, Canada


MSc Economics

University of Nottingham, United Kingdom


Diplom in Business Administration and Economics

Philipps University Marburg, Germany

Academic Employment


Research Fellow

Centre for Business Research

Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge

Project on Business-University Interaction and Knowledge Exchange, P.I.s Professor Alan Hughes, Dr Michael Kitson, and Professor Ammon Salter


Research Fellow

Department of Economics

University of Bologna

Project “International Trade Policies Between Openness and Protectionism: Intellectual Property Rights, Knowledge Flows and Global Value Chains”, P.I. Professor Alireza Naghavi


Research and Teaching Assistant

Faculty of Business and Economics

Ruhr University Bochum

Research Presentations

* Scheduled


Bologna Internal Seminar

PhD Courses and Workshops


RES Easter Trainig School "Applications of Empirical Industrial Organisation Methods", Colchester/Essex | The Oxford Summer School in Economic Networks | EPIP PhD Course: "The Law and Economics of Patent Processing", Bordeaux | "Summer School on Data & Algorithms for Science, Technology and Innovation Studies", KU Leuven

Teaching Experience

Graduate level

  • International Trade Theory (SAIS Europe, Bologna), 2018, 2019
  • Information Economics - Microeconomics 3 (Bologna): Tutorials & supervision of student presentations, 2018
  • Economics of Innovation (Bochum): Seminars & Tutorials, 2011, 2012

Undergraduate level

  • Behavioural Economics (Bologna): Tutorial & student presentations, 2019
  • Competition in Tourism Markets / International Trade in Services (Rimini), 2019
  • Taxation Policy and Environmental Issues / Tourism Policy and Planning / Tourism Microeconomics (Rimini), 2019/2020
  • Microeconomics (Bologna), 2016, 2018, 2019
  • Applied Microeconomics (Bochum): Seminar (student workshop), 2013
  • Economics of Market Failure (Bochum), 2012, 2013
  • Grundlagen der Mikroökonomik (Introductory Microeconomics) (Bochum), 2011
  • Grundlagen der betrieblichen Informationsverarbeitung (Introduction to Business Application Systems) (Marburg): Computer Tutorial on (mainly) MS Office, 2007, 2008

Both levels

Mathematical Preliminaries (Bochum): Refresher short course on mathematics for microeconomics (lecturer), 2011 – 2013

Thesis supervision

Various undergraduate dissertations in public economics (esp. private provision of public goods) and industrial organisation; several dozen term papers in innovation economics, 2011 – 2013


  1. Mathematica, Stata
  2. MATLAB, R
  3. LaTeX, MS Office (incl. Access), MS SQL Server/PATSTAT, NetLogo