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Paola Valbonesi

 

paola.valbonesi@unipd.it
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Education 

  • Ph.D. in Economics, European University Institute, Florence, Italy
  • M.A. in Economics, European University Institute, Florence, Italy
  • B.A. in Political Science, University of Padova


Current activities

  • Professor of  Economic Policy, Department of Economics and Management, Università degli Studi di Padova.
  • Research Professor at the Higher School of Economics, National Research University (HSE-NRU), Moscow-Perm (since September 2014)
  • IEFE Research Fellow, Bocconi University
  • Member of the School Board of the Ph.D. in Economics and Management, Department in Economics and Management, University of Padova


Past activities (visiting)

  • 09/2014 National Research Univ. – Higher School of Economics, Moscow-Perm
  • 07/2013 University of Nottingham – School of Economics & School of Law
  • 10/2012 Université Paris 1 – Pantheon Sorbonne (Professeur Invité)
  • 09/2010 Copenhagen Business School – Department of Economics
  • 08/2009 University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona – Department of Economics
  • 02/2008 Florence School of Regulation – EUI – Firenze
  • 10/2007 University of East Anglia, Centre for Competition Policy, Norwich
  • 10/2006 University of Leicester, Dept. of Economics (sabbatical leave)
  • 03/1998 University of Copenhagen, CIE  (Centre of Industrial Economics)
  • 06/1997 University of York - Department of Economics and Related Studies
  • 09/1993 Academy of Science, Department of Economics – Budapest
  • 09/1991 Academy of Science, Department of Economics – Budapest
  • 08/1989 International Integrated Project -  Cooperazione Iscos  - Maputo


Research interests 

  • Public utilities affordability
  • Economics of Regulation: Sectors (public utilities) and Contracts (procurement)
  • Competition policy and State aids


Recent publications 

  • “Energy affordability and the benefits system in Italy” (with R. Miniaci, C. Scarpa), Energy Policy, forthcoming
  • “Verso la definizione e la misurazione dei concetti di affordability nei servizi elettrici" (with R. Miniaci, C. Scarpa), in F. Boffa, A. Clò, S. Clò,  Riforme elettriche e ruolo delle istituzioni tra obiettivi europei e servizio pubblico, Il Mulino, Bologna, forthcoming
  • “Sticks and carrots in procurement: an experimental exploration” (with M. Bigoni and G. Spagnolo), The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 14/3: 893-936, DOI:10.1515/bejeap-2013-0110, 2014
  • Riforme nei servizi di pubblica utilità e tutela dei vulnerable consumers in Europa”, in AA.VV: Evoluzione e riforma dell’intervento pubblico - Saggi in onore di Gilberto Muraro, 2013
  • “Time overruns as opportunistic behavior in public procurement” (with C. D’Alpaos, M. Moretto and S. Vergalli), Journal of Economics, 110 (1): 25-42, DOI: 10.1007/s00712-013-0352-6, 2013
  • “Aiding car producers in the EU: money in search for a strategy” (with M. Nicolini and C. Scarpa), Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, 13(1): 67-87, DOI: 10.1007/s10842-012-0146-5, 2012
  • “The design of the university systems” (with G. De Fraja), Journal of Public Economics, 96:317-330, DOI: 10.1016/j.jpubeco.2011.10.005, 2012
  • “Technology and incentive regulation in the Italian motorway industry” (with A. Iozzi and L. Benfratello), Journal of Regulatory Economics, 35(2): 201-221, 2009
  • “Equilibrium state aid in integrating markets” (with S. Martin), The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, Vol. 8: Iss. 1 (Topics), Article 33, 2008
  • “Distributional Effects of Price Reforms in the Italian Utility Markets” (with R. Miniaci, C. Scarpa), Fiscal Studies, 29(1): 135-163, 2008
  • “Measuring the affordability of basic public utility services in Italy” (with R. Miniaci, C. Scarpa), Giornale degli Economisti e Annali di Economia, 67(2): 185-230, 2008

 

 

 

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