Edoardo Croci




  • Graduated with honours in Economic and Social Sciences at Bocconi University, Milan
  • Visiting Scholar at the Department of Management and Organizational Behaviour at New York University
  • Participant at the International Visitor Program managed by the US Government regarding environmental matters
  • National abilitation as Associate Professor

Current activities 

  • IEFE Research Fellow, Bocconi University
  • Coordinator of the "Green Economy Observatory" - IEFE - Bocconi University
  • Responsible professor of the course in “Carbon markets and carbon management” – MaGER master course, Bocconi University, Milan
  • Coordinator of several Horizon 2020 research projects for Bocconi University
  • Project leader “Green Economy” area, CRIET – (Centro di ricerca Interuniversitario in Economia del Territorio)
  • Director of the review Smart City & MobilityLab
  • Member of the Editing Committee of the scientific review "Economics and Policy of Energy and Environment"
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the review “Management delle utilities”
  • Economics and Policy of Energy and Environment (EPEE), Energy Policy (JEPA), Environmental and Resource Economics (EARE), Climate Policy, Journal of Cleaner Production, Energy Efficiency (ENEF), Ecological Economics, Journal of Environmental Planning and Management (JEPM)
  • President of “Ambiente Milano” foundation
  • President of "Italia Nostra" Milan delegation
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of Green Budget Europe

Past activities 

  • IEFE Bocconi University Vicedirector
  • Responsible of the course in “City environmental governance: new technologies, good practices, the city of the future” Tongji University, Shangai - joint international master in “Environmental assessment and integrated management in urban areas”
  • City Commissioner for Mobility, Transportation and Environment, Milan Municipality
  • President and Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency of Lombardy
  • Government Subcommissioner for the construction of the wastewater treatment system of Milan.
  • Member of the Board of “Energylab” foundation.
  • Member of the Board of the "Global City Indicators Facility" coordinated by Toronto University and promoted by the World Bank
  • Vicepresident of FEDARENE (European Federation of Regional Energy and Environment Agencies)
  • Professor of "Institutions of Economics" and "Environmental Policies" at Milan State University

Research interests 

  • Environmental economics and policy
  • Economic and voluntary instruments for energy and environment
  • Carbon markets
  • Sustainable,low carbon, resilient and smart cities
  • Ecosystem services


Recent publications 

  • Croci E, Lucchitta B, Greet Janssens-Maenhout, Molteni T, Martelli S (2017), Urban CO2 mitigation strategies under the Covenant of Mayors: An assessment of 124 European cities, Journal of Cleaner Production, n. 169, pp. 161-177, ISSN: 0959-6526
  • Croci E, Janssens-Maenhout G, Lucchitta B, Martelli S, Molteni T (2016), Investigating urban sustainable energy policies in Europe: Experiences from the Covenant of Mayors, Euro-Asian Journal of sustainable development policy, vol. 5, n. 1, ISSN 2529-0940
  • "An analysis of Multi-Level collaborative initiatives on sustainable energy in Europe" (2015), in Economics and Policy of Energy and Environment, n.1, with P.Biard and T.Molteni
  • "Urban road pricing: the experience of Milan" in Kreiser L., Andersen M.S., Olsen B.E., Speck S., Milne J.E., Ashiabo H.A., Carbon pricing. Design, experiences and issues: critical issues in environmental taxation series, vol. XV, Chapter 10, pp. 141-158, Cheltenham (UK) and Northampton, MA (USA), Edward Elgar Publishing, 2015, ISBN: 9781785360220, doi: 10.4337/9781785360237 (with A. Ravazzi)





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