Publications in 2008

eligible for the Research Incentives in 2008

Cristiano Antonelli. Localised Technological Change. Towards the Economics of Complexity, Routledge, London, January 2008.

Cristiano Antonelli. "Pecuniary knowledge externalities: the convergence of directed technological change and the emergence of innovation systems," Industrial and Corporate Change, 17 (October 2008): 1049-1070.

Cristiano Antonelli. "Knowledge-Intensive Property Rights and the Evolution of Venture Capitalism," Journal of Institutional Economics, 4 (2) (2008): 163–182, with Morris Teubal.

Michela Bia. "A Stata package for the estimation of the dose--response function through adjustment for the generalized propensity score," The Stata Journal, 8(3), 354-373, Fall 2008, with A. Mattei.

Bruno Contini, Lia Pacelli, Roberto Leombruni and Claudia Villosio. "Wage Mobility and Dynamics in Italy 1993-1998," in E. Lazear, K. Shaw (eds.) The Structure of Wages: an International Comparison, Chicago University Press, NBER, 2008.

Maurizio Ferrera. "Democratization and Social Policy in Southern Europe: From Expansion to 'Recalibration'," in Y. Bangura (ed.), Democracy and Social Policy (2007) Chap. 4, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke (UK).

Maurizio Ferrera. Governance e Politiche nell'Unione Europea, M. Ferrera and M. Giuliani (eds.), il Mulino, Bologna, 2008.

Maurizio Ferrera and Stefano Sacchi. "Un'Europa più sociale?," in S. Micossi and G.L. Tosato (eds.), L'Unione europea nel XXI secolo. Nel dubbio, per l'Europa", Bologna, Il Mulino, 2008, pp. 47-64.

Christopher Flinn. "Household search and health insurance coverage," in Journal of Econometrics, 145 (2008): 43–63, with Matthew Dey.

Carolina Fugazza, Massimo Guidolin and Giovanna Nicodano. "Diversifying in Public Real Estate: The Ex Post Performance." Journal of Asset Management (2008) Vol. 8 (6): 361–373.

Pietro Garibaldi and Lia Pacelli. "Do larger severance payments increase individual job duration?", Labour Economics (April 2008) 15 (2): 215–245.

Paolo Ghirardato. "Unanimous subjective probabilities." Economic Theory, 34 (2) (February 2008): 383-387, with Kim Border and Uzi Segal.

Paolo Ghirardato and Massimo Marinacci, "Revealed Ambiguity and Its Consequences: Updating," In Advances in Decision Making Under Risk and Uncertainty, ed. by M. Abdellaoui and J. Hey, Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 2008, pp. 3-18.

Elisa Luciano. "Copula-Based Default Dependence Modelling and Invariance: Where do we Stand?" in Credit Risk: Models, Derivatives, and Management, ed. by N. Wagner, Chapman & Hall, Financial Mathematics Series.

Elisa Luciano. "Modelling stochastic mortality for dependent lives," Insurance, Mathematics and Economics, 43 (2008): 234-244, with Jaap Spreeuw and Elena Vigna.

Elisa Luciano. "Spark spread options when commodity prices are represented as time-changed processes," in Financial Risk Management in Commodity Markets: From Shipping to Agriculturals and Energy, ed. by H. Geman, J. Wiley, Finance Series 2008.

Massimo Marinacci and Luigi Montrucchio. "On concavity and supermodularity," Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, 344(2), 642-654, August 2008.

Luigi Montrucchio. "Refinement Derivatives and Values of Games," Mathematics of Operations Research, 33(1) (February 2008): 97-118, with Patrizia Semeraro.

Giovanna Nicodano. "Should Insider Trading Be Prohibited when Share Repurchases Are Allowed?" In Review of Finance, 12(4) (2008): 735-765, with Andrea Buffa.

Mario Pagliero. "Responsive Pricing," in Economic Theory, Vol. 34(2): 235-259, February 2008, with Pascal Courty.

Igor Prünster. "Distributions of linear functionals of two parameter Poisson-Dirichlet random measures," The Annals of Applied Probability, 18 (2008): 521-551, with Lancelot F. James and Antonio Lijoi.

Igor Prünster. "Investigating nonparametric priors with Gibbs structure," Statistica Sinica, 18 (2008): 1653-1668, with Antonio Lijoi and Stephen G. Walker.

Igor Prünster. "Bayesian nonparametric estimators derived from conditional Gibbs structures," The Annals of Applied Probability, 18 (2008): 1519-1547, with Antonio Lijoi and Stephen G. Walker.

Igor Prünster. "Linear and quadratic functionals of random hazard rates: an asymptotic analysis," The Annals of Applied Probability, 18 (2008): 1910-1943, with Giovanni Peccati.

Igor Prünster. "A Bayesian Nonparametric approach for comparing clustering structures in EST libraries," Journal of Computational Biology 15 (2008): 1315-1327, with A. Lijoi and R.H. Mena.

Igor Prünster. "Motor cortex excitability changes following a lesion in the posterior columns of the cervical spinal cord," in Neuroscience Letters, 434 (1): 119-123, March 2008, with R. Nardone, S. Golaszewski, J. Bergmann, A. Venturi, A. Bratti, G. Ladurner e F. Tezzon.

Giovanni Ramello. "Access to vs. Exclusion from Knowledge: Intellectual Property, Efficiency and Social Justice," in A. Gosseries, A. Marciano and A. Strowel (eds.) "Intellectual Property and Theories of Justice", New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.

Giovanni Ramello. "Concorrenza e cambiamento nel mercato televisivo: il caso della pay-Tv," in "La nuova televisione. Economia, mercato, regole" with Antonio Nicita and Francesco Silva (eds.) Bologna, Il Mulino, 2008, with Francesco Silva.

Matteo Richiardi. "The Asymmetric Effect of Diffusion Processes: Risk Sharing and Contagion," with Gallegati M., Greenwald B., Stiglitz J., The Global Economy Journal, 2008, Vol. 8, No. 3, Article 2.

Stefano Sacchi. "Italy and Social Policy." In S. Fabbrini and S. Piattoni (eds.), Italy in the European Union. Redefining national interest in a compound polity, Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2008, pp. 153-171.

Stefano Sacchi. "Governance e coordinamento aperto delle politiche sociali", in Maurizio Ferrera and Marco Giuliani (eds.), Governance e politiche dell'Unione Europea (2008) Bologna, il Mulino.

Stefano Sacchi. "L'Europa e l'innovazione del welfare," in L. Guerzoni (ed.), La riforma del welfare. Dieci anni dopo la Commissione Onofri, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2008, pp. 31-42.

Giuseppe Scellato. "Patent Litigation Insurance and R&D Incentives", International Review of Law and Economics, 28, 4 (2008): 272-286, with Luigi Buzzacchi.

Alessandro Sembenelli. "Foreign Direct Investment and mark-up dynamics: Evidence from Spanish firms," Journal of International Economics, 76 (September 2008): 107-115, with Georges Siotis.

Alessandro Sembenelli. "Banks and Innovation: Microeconometric Evidence on Italian Firms," Journal of Financial Economics, vol. 90/2, pp. 197-217, with Luigi Benfratello and Fabio Schiantarelli.

Claudia Villosio. "Labour-market assimilation of foreign workers in Italy" in Oxford Review of Economic Policy (2008) Vol. 24 n.3 pagg. 518-542, with A. Venturini.