Publications

1) In peer-reviewed journals

  • Endogenous timing of managerial delegation contracts in a unionized duopoly (with L. Fanti), Managerial and Decision Economics, 40(7), 2019. [PDF]
  • Should managerial delegation contracts be made before or after union wage setting? A game-theoretic analysis (with L. Fanti), Managerial and Decision Economics, 39(1), 2018. [PDF]
  • A note on endogenous competition mode with managerial-unionized firms (with L. Fanti), Metroeconomica, 69(1), 2018. [PDF]
  • Unionization regimes, capacity choice by firms and welfare outcomes (with L. Fanti), The Manchester School, 85(6), 2017. [PDF]
  • A note on managerial delegation with asymmetric and convex costs (with L. Fanti), Managerial and Decision Economics, 38(3), 2017. [PDF]
  • Non-rigid wages and merger profitability reversal under convex costs and centralised unionisation (with L. Fanti), Bulletin of Economic Research, 68(4), 2016. [PDF]
  • On the Cournot-Bertrand profit differential and the structure of unionisation in a managerial duopoly (with L. Fanti), Australian Economic Papers, 54(4), 2015. [PDF]
  • Profits and competition under alternative technologies in a unionized duopoly with product differentiation (with L. Fanti), Research in Economics, 68(2), 2014. [PDF]
  • Informal incentive labour contracts and product market competition (with L. Fanti), Journal of Economics, 111(2), 2014. [PDF]
  • Managerial delegation contracts under centralized unionization (with L. Fanti), Managerial and Decision Economics, 35(1), 2014. [PDF]
  • Managerial delegation under alternative unionization structures (with L. Fanti), LABOUR: Review of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations, 27(1), 2013. [PDF]
  • Labour incentive schemes, effort, and market outcomes in a differentiated duopoly with simple institutional constraints (with L. Fanti), Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), 168(2), 2012. [PDF]
  • Labour decreasing returns, industry-wide union and Cournot-Bertrand profit ranking. A note (with L. Fanti), Economics Bulletin, 32(1), 2012. [PDF]
  • From wage rigidity to labour market institution rigidity : A turning-point in explaining unemployment? (with M. Guerrazzi), Journal of Socio-Economics, 41(2), 2012. [PDF]
  • Power, Law and Economics, and institutions [review article di Understanding Power, M. Vatiero], History of Economic Ideas, 19(2), 2011. [PDF]
  • Competition, efficiency and market structure in online digital markets. An overview and policy implications (with C. Cambini, V. Silvestri), European Review of Industrial Economics and Policy (ERIEP), 2, 2011. [PDF]
  • The Cournot-Bertrand profit differential in a differentiated duopoly with unions and labour decreasing returns (with L. Fanti), Economics Bulletin, 31(1), 2011. [PDF]
  • Transitions out of unemployment: The role of social networks’ topology and firms’ recruitment strategies (with A.M. Lavezzi), Metroeconomica, 62(1), 2011. [PDF]
  • Incentive-based and knowledge-based theories of the firm: Some recent developments (with M. Morroni), Economia e Politica Industriale–Journal of Industrial and Business Economics , 37(3), 2010. [PDF]
  • Large breach penalties and managers’ incentives to invest inside or outside firms, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), 165(4), 2009. [PDF]
  • A note on noncompetes, bargaining and training by firms, Economics Letters, 102(3), 2009. [PDF]
  • Wage behaviour and unemployment in Keynes’ and New Keynesians’ views. A comparison, European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 14(4), 2007. [PDF]
  • Rural entrepreneurs and institutional assistance: An empirical study from mountainous Italy (with G. Pelloni), Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, 18(5), 2006. [PDF]
  • Employment with alternative incentive schemes when effort is not verifiable, LABOUR: Review of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations, 19(1), 2005. [PDF]
  • Business growth and development trajectories in lagging and remote areas of southern Europe (with D. Skuras, M.B. Moreira, J. Rosell, S. Stathopoulou), European Urban and Regional Studies, 12(4), 2005. [PDF]
  • Entrepreneurial human capital accumulation and the growth of rural businesses: A four-country survey in mountainous and lagging areas of the European Union (with D. Skuras, M.B. Moreira, J. Rosell, S. Stathopoulou), Journal of Rural Studies, 21(1), 2005. [PDF]
  • Institutional support to strategic business orientations: An empirical analysis of rural businesses in four countries of southern Europe (with D. Skuras, J.C. Caldas, D. Psaltopoulos, L. Viladomiu), European Business Review, 15(4), 2003. [PDF]

In Italian:

  • Concorrenza ed efficienza nel mercato del commercio elettronico (with C. Cambini), L’Industria, 4, 2009. [Abstract in English]
  • Schemi di prezzo per Internet: accesso alla rete e pubblicità sui motori di ricerca, L’Industria, 4, 2009. [Abstract in English]
  • Specificità e problemi applicativi delle retribuzioni incentivanti collegate alla performance nel pubblico impiego: un’analisi economica, Politica Economica, 2, 2004. [Abstract in English]
  • Gerarchie e carriere occupazionali nel pubblico impiego: i Ministeri italiani negli anni ’90, Economia Pubblica, 3, 2004. [Abstract in English]
  • Retribuzioni e gerarchie nella Pubblica amministrazione: il caso dei Ministeri negli anni novanta, Lavoro e Relazioni Industriali, 2, 2002.
  • La struttura ed il funzionamento del governo e della Pubblica amministrazione come «nexus» di contratti, Economia Politica, 3, 2002. [Abstract in English]
  • On-the-job training generico dei lavoratori e contrattazione: il ruolo della breach penalty nel contratto iniziale, Rivista Italiana degli Economisti, 1, 2002. [Abstract in English]
  • Carriere e «tornei» come incentivi nel pubblico impiego: una valutazione teorica alla luce dei recenti sviluppi normativi e contrattuali, Economia Pubblica, 3, 2000. [Abstract in English]

 

2) In books

  • On the effects of firing costs on employment and welfare in a duopoly market with entry (with D.M. Coluccia, S. D’Alessandro), in Oligopoly, Institutions and Firms’ Performance, L. Fanti (ed.), Pisa University Press, 2017.
  • Endogenous sequence of contracts in managerial unionised duopolies. Welfare analysis and product differentiation (with L. Fanti), in Oligopoly, Institutions and Firms’ Performance, L. Fanti (ed.), Pisa University Press, 2017.
  • A note on symmetry in job contact networks (with A.M. Lavezzi), in Artificial Markets Modeling, A. Consiglio (ed.), Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems, Springer, 2007.
  • Job contact networks, inequality and aggregate output (with A.M. Lavezzi), in Innovation, Unemployment and Policy in the Theories of Growth and Distribution, N. Salvadori e R. Balducci (eds.), Edward Elgar, 2005.

In Italian:

  • L’equilibrio economico generale e i teoremi dell’economia del benessere, Cap. 1 di Scienza delle finanze, A. Balestrino, E. Galli e L. Spataro, UTET, 2015.
  • Perché Leonid Hurwicz, Eric Maskin e Roger Myerson hanno vinto il Premio Nobel 2007 per l’Economia?, in Perché Nobel?, M. Abate (a cura di), Springer-Italia, 2008.
  • Asimmetrie informative, Cap. 12 di Istituzioni di economia. Vol. 1, R. Signorino, Giappichelli, 2006.
  • Modelli neo-keynesiani, Cap. 7 di Istituzioni di economia. Vol. 2, R. Signorino, Giappichelli, 2006.