International Trade

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Trade intensity and output synchronisation: on the endogeneity properties of EMU (with Guglielmo Maria Caporale and Alessandro Giradi), Journal of Financial Stability (2014)

Using annual bilateral data over the period 1988-2011 for a panel of 26 industrialised and...

 

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Current Account Imbalances and The Role of Exchange Rate: The Case of US Economy (2007)

The object of this research is to analyse the relationship between current account imbalances and...

 

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"Has Trade any Importance in the Transmission of Currency Shocks?,", Economics Working Papers 028, European Network of Economic Policy Research Institutes. (2004)

The object of this study is to assess the role of trade in the transmission...

 

Gravity models

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The single currency’s effects on Eurozone sectoral trade: winners and losers? (with Sergio de Nardis and Claudio Vicarelli), Economics-e-Journal Journal article n.17 2008 (2008)

In this paper we study the effect of the single currency across industries for euro...

 

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"The Euro's Effect on Trade in a Dynamic Setting" (with Sergio de Nardis and Claudio Vicarelli), European Journal of Comparative Economics (2008)

This paper provides an update of de Nardis and Vicarelli (2003) estimates of the euro...

 

OpenURL

The ``Deeper" and the ``Wider" EU Strategies of Trade Integration: An Empirical Evaluation of EU Common Commercial Policy Effects (with Claudio Vicarelli), Global Economy Journal (2007)

Since the post war period, the EU Common Commercial Policy (CCP) has moved in two...

 

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Hub-and-Spoke or else? Free trade agreements in the 'enlarged' European Union (with Luca De Benedictis and Claudio Vicarelli), European Journal of Comparative Economics (2005)

The object of this paper is to estimate if and how the Central European Free...

 

Economic Integration

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Trade intensity and output synchronisation: on the endogeneity properties of EMU (with Guglielmo Maria Caporale and Alessandro Giradi), Journal of Financial Stability (2014)

Using annual bilateral data over the period 1988-2011 for a panel of 26 industrialised and...

 

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Trade intensity and output synchronisation: The endogeneity properties of EMU (with Guglielmo Maria Caporale and Alessandro Girardi), Diw Discussion Paper (2013)

Using annual bilateral data over the period 1988-2011 for a panel of 24 industrialised and...

 

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The EMU: A Challenging Goal for the “New” Member States of the European Union? , LA COMUNITA' INTERNAZIONALE (2007)

Currently, thirteen of the European Union’s 27 Member States form the euro area. Therefore, Denmark...

 

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A prespective on real exchange rate determination in Italy during the convergence process towards the EMU: The traded non-traded model, Economia, Società e Istituzioni, (2000)

This paper attempts to provide a perspective on real exchange rate determination in Italy during...

 

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International Openness, Technology and Productivity: An empirical Investigation for Italy, Rivista di Politica Economica (1998)

Is international openness associated with faster economic growth? This paper tries to establish the effect...

 

Foreign Direct Investments

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"Taxes and Location of Foreign Direct Investments: an Empirical Analysys for the European Union Countries," (with Maria Cristina Mercuri and Claudio Vicarelli), Economia, Società e Istituzioni (2003)

This paper aims at verifying the impact of fiscal variables in the multinational firms' localisation...

 

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“The determinants of FDI inflows in Europe: the role of the institutional context and Italy's relative position” (with Claudio Vicarelli), Rivista di Politica Economica (2002)

Worldwide Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) flows have showed an impressive upward trend over the past...

 

Environmental issues

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The impact of growth on biodiversity: an empirical assessment., Jornal of applied economic sciences (2012)

Whether the Environmental Kutznets curve relationship holds for biodiversity or not remains an open issue....

 

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Impact of environmental regulations on trade in the main EU countries: conflict or synergy?, The world economy (2012)

In an increasingly integrated world with declining trade barriers, environmental regulations can have a decisive...

 

Smart issues

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Some facts about Smart Cities (with Alessandra Fasano, Nadia Mignolli, and Anna Villa), Rivista Italiana di Economia Demografia e Statistica (2014)

During the last decades, cities have become increasingly central in the economic, environmental, social and...

 

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Smart city: theoretical framework and measurement experiences (with Alessandra Fasano, Nadia Mignolli, and Anna Villa), MPRA (2013)

The concept of Smart City is considered increasingly strategic for the solution to the questions...

 

Forecasting

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Building the core of the Istat system of models for forecasting the Italian economy: MeMo-It (with Fabio Bacchini et al), Rivista di Statistica Ufficiale (2013)

This paper provides a description of Istat’s new Macroeconometric Model MeMo-It. This is the tool...