Journal Articles 

“Societal implications of sustainable energy action plans: from energy modelling to stakeholder learning” (with G. Bernardo), Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, Forthcoming (2019). [PDF]

“Systems-dynamic analysis of employment and inequality impacts of low-carbon investments Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions” (with G. Bernardo), Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions,  vol. 21, pp. 123-144 (2016). [PDF]

“Child Labour and Inequality” (with T. Fioroni), Journal of Economic Inequality, vol. 14(1), pp. 63-79 (2016). [PDF]

“The Role of Income Distribution in the Diffusion of Corporate Social Responsibility” (with D. Fanelli), Metroeconomica, vol. 66(2), pp. 187–212 (2015). [PDF].

“Long run Welfare under Externalities in Consumption, Leisure, and Production: A Case for Happy De-Growth vs. Unhappy Growth”, (with Ennio Bilancini), Ecological Economics, vol. 84, pp. 194-205 (2012). [PDF]

Modernization, Weather Variability and Vulnerability to Famine, Oxford Economic Papers, vol. 63(4), pp. 625-647  (2011). [PDF

“Agricultural Institutions, Industrialization and Growth: The Case of New Zealand and Uruguy in 1870-1940”, (with J. Alvarez, E. Bilancini, G. Porcile), Explorations in Economic History, vol. 48(2), pp. 151-168 (2011). [PDF]

“Energy Transition towards economic and environmental sustainability: feasible paths and policy implications”, (with Tommaso Luzzati and Mario Morroni), Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 18(4), pp. 291-298 (2010). [PDF]

“Functional Distribution, Land Ownership and Industrial Takeoff: the Role of Effective Demand”, (with Ennio Bilancini), B. E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, vol. 8(1) (Contributions), Article 34, (2008). [PDF]

Technology and the environment in the history of the economic thought, (with M.Belloc, F. Drago, M. Di Maio e Pietro Vertova), Int. J. Global Environmental Issues, vol. 8 (4), (2008). [PDF]

Pasinetti versus Rebelo: Two different models or just one?, (with Neri Salvadori), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization,  vol. 65(3-4), pp. 547-554 (2008). [PDF] 

Non-Linear Dynamics of Population and Natural Resources: The Emergence of Different Patterns of Development, Ecological Economics, vol 62(3-4), pp. 473-481 (2007). [PDF]

Natural limits to economic development: endogenous growth or Panacea?, (with Francesco Drago), Studi Economici, n. 80, pp. 85-100, (2003).

Books and chapters in books

“On the effects of ring costs on employment and welfare in a duopoly market with entry” (with N. Meccheri e D.M. Coluccia), in L. Fanti (Ed.), Oligopoly, institutions and rms’ performance, pp. 43-57, Pisa University Press, Pisa (2017).

“Paolo sylos-Labili Vindicated” (with N. Salvadori e R. Signorino), in L. Fanti (Ed.), Oligopoly, institutions and rms’ performance, pp. 85-118, Pisa University Press, (2017).

“Unionized Oligopoly, Capacity Choice and Strategic Entry under Bertrand Competition” (with L. Fanti), in G. Freni, H. D. Kurz, A. M. Lavezzi and R. Signorino (Eds.), Economic Theory and Its History. Routledge, (2016).

“Transition to Sustainability: Italian Scenarios Towards a Low-Carbon Economy” (with G. Bernardo), in A. Cerone, D. Persico, S. Fernandes, A. Garcia-Perez, P. Katsaros, S. Shaikh e I. Stamelos (a cura di), Information Technology and Open Source: Applications for Education, Innovation, and Sustainability, Serie Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7991, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, p. 190-197, (2014). [PDF]

Elementi di Economia Industriale, (with Neri Salvadori and Domenico Fanelli), Torino: Giappichelli Editore, pp. 217, (2012).

“L’economia della decrescita per la sostenibilità ecologica e l’equità sociale”, in Crisi dell’economia e crisi della teoria economica? Teoria economica tradizionale e nuova economia civile a confronto, edited by P. Della Posta, Napoli: Liguori, pp. 229-248, (2012).

“Distribution of Agricultural Surplus amd Industrial Takeoff” (with Ennio Bilancini), in Geography and Structural Change in Development: Theory and Empirics, edited by N. Salvadori, P. Commendatore and M. Tamberi, Cheltenham (UK): Edward Elgar, pp. 227-240, (2009). [PDF]

Co-evolution of Population and Natural Resources: a Simple Ricardian Model, in Classical,Neo Classical and Keynesian Views on Growth and Distribution, edited by N. Salvadori e C. Panico, Cheltenham UK: Edward Elgar, pp.54-78, (2006).

Working Papers and Work in Progress
“Alternatives to Green Growth: Low-Carbon Transition Needs Social Equity” (with A. Cieplinsky, T. Distefano, K. Dittmer). Mimeo, (2019)
“A Social Heuristics Hypothesis for the Stag Hunt: Fast- and Slow-Thinking Hunters in the Lab” (with M. Belloc, E. Bilancini, L. Boncinelli). CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6824 (2018). Available at SSRN:

“An Evolutionary Approach to International Environmental Agreements” (with T. Distefano). No. 0517. SEEDS, Sustainability Environmental Economics and Dynamics Studies (2017). Available at:

“Governing the Commons and Social Inclusion” (with L. Boncinelli)

“Commons and Structural Change”.

“Paolo Sylos Labini Vindicated”, (with N. Salvadori e R. Signorino)

“Weather Variability and Real Wages”

“The Institutional Dynamics of Colonial Exploitation” (with G. M. Pala and T. Distefano)

“Production of commons by means of commons” (with G. D’Alisa)