Publications in 2013

eligible for the Research Incentives in 2013

Rob Alessie, Michele Belloni. "Retirement Choices in Italy: What an Option Value Model Tells Us," Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 75 (4): 499–527, August 2013.

Ricardo J. Alonso, Bertrand Lods. "Two proofs of Haff’s law for dissipative gases: The use of entropy and the weakly inelastic regime," Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, 397: 260-275, January 2013.

Fabrizio AltarelliAlfredo BraunsteinLuca Dall'Asta and Riccardo Zecchina. "Optimizing spread dynamics on graphs by message passing," Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment, September 2013.

Fabrizio Altarelli, Alfredo Braunstein, Luca Dall’Asta, Riccardo Zecchina. "Large deviations of cascade processes on graphs," Physical Review E, 87: 62115, June 2013.

Cristiano Antonelli, Francesco Crespi and Giuseppe Scellato. “Internal and external factors in innovation persistence,” in Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 22: 256-280, May 2013.

Cristiano Antonelli. "Knowledge Governance: Pecuniary Knowledge Externalities and Total Factor Productivity Growth," Economic Development Quarterly, 27: 62-70, February 2013.

Cristiano Antonelli, Giuseppe Scellato. "Complexity and technological change: knowledge interactions and firm level total factor productivity," Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 23: 19, February 2013.

Cristiano Antonelli, Nicola Crepax, Claudio Fassio. "The Cliometrics of Academic Chairs. Scientific Knowledge and Economic Growth: the Evidence across the Italian Regions 1900-1959," in Journal of Technology Transfer, 38: 1537-1564, October 2013.

Cristiano Antonelli, Francesco Crespi. "The "Matthew Effect" in R&D Public Subsidies: the Italian Evidence," in Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 80: 345-376, October 2013.

Cristiano AntonelliGiuseppe Scellato. "Complexity and technological change: knowledge interactions and firm level total factor productivity," Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 23: 77-96, January 2013.

Cristiano AntonelliFrancesco Quatraro. "Localized Technological Change and Efficiency Wages across European Regional Labour Markets," Regional Studies, 47: 1686-1700, October 2013.

Véronique Bagland, Bertrand Lods. "Existence of self-similar profile for a kinetic annihilation model," Journal of Differential Equations, 254: 3023–3080, April 2013.

Michele Belloni, Carlo Maccheroni. "Actuarial Fairness When Longevity Increases: An Evaluation of the Italian Pension System," The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance, 38(4): 638-674, October 2013.

Alfredo Braunstein, Carlo Baldassi and Riccardo Zecchina. "Theory and learning protocols for the material tempotron model," Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment, December 2013.

Filippo Barbera, Sara Fassero. “The place-based nature of technological innovation: the case of Sophia Antipolis,” in The Journal of Technology Transfer, 38: 216-234, June 2013.

Ernesto Barrios, Antonio Lijoi, Luis Nieto-Barajas, Igor Pruenster. "Modeling with Normalized Random Measure Mixture Models," in Statistical Science, 28: 313-334, August 2013.

Cristian Bartolucci. "Gender Wage Gaps Reconsidered: A Structural Approach Using Matched Employer-Employee Data," Journal of Human Resources, 48 (4): 998-1034, 2013.

Giorgio Bellettini, Filippo Taddei, Giulio Zanella. "Bequest Taxes, Donations, and House Prices," BE Journal of Macroeconomics, 13: 1-25, October 2013.

Giangiacomo Bravo, Flaminio Squazzoni, Károly Takács. "Does incentive provision increase the quality of peer review? An experimental study," Research Policy, 42: 287–294, February 2013.

Paolo Buonanno, Giovanni Mastrobuoni. "Centralized versus Decentralized Police Hiring in Italy and in the United States," in "Lessons from the Economics of Crime," 189-205, The MIT Press, 2013.

Fabio Caccioli, Luca Dall'Asta, Tobias Galla, and Tim Rogers. "Voter models with conserved dynamics," Physical Review E, 87: 52114, May 2013.

Antonio Canale, David Dunson. "Nonparametric Bayes modelling of count processes," Biometrika, 100: 16 pp, December 2013.

Tiziana Caponio, Francesca Campomori. "Le politiche di integrazione per gli immigrati," in "Tra l'incudine e il martello. Regioni e nuovi rischi sociali in tempi di crisi," 133-161, Il Mulino, 2013.

Tiziana Caponio. "Il quadro normativo nazionale e internazionale," in "Stranieri e diseguali. Le diseguaglianze nei diritti e nelle condizioni di vita degli immigrati," 39-60, Il Mulino, 2013.

Tiziana Caponio, Francesca Campomori. "Le politiche per gli immigrati: istituzionalizzazione, programmazione e trasparenza," in "Il divario incolmabile. Rappresentanza politica e rendimento istituzionale nelle regioni italiane," 249-278, Il Mulino, 2013.

Tiziana Caponio, Francesca Campomori. "Competing Frames of Immigrant Integration in the EU: geographies of social inclusion in Italian regions," Policy Studies, 34: 162-179, February 2013.

Philip Cook, Olivier Marie, Stephen Machin and Giovanni Mastrobuoni. "Crime Economics in Its Fith Decade," in "Lessons from the Economics of Crime," The MIT Press, 2013.

Pierpaolo De Blasi and Stephen G. Walker. “Bayesian asymptotics with misspecified models,” in Statistica Sinica, 23: 169-187, January 2013.

Pierpaolo De Blasi, Antonio Lijoi, Igor Pruenster. “An asymptotic analysis of a class of discrete nonparametric priors,” in Statistica Sinica, 23: 1299-1322, July 2013.

Pierpaolo De Blasi, Stephen G. Walker. "Bayesian estimation of the discrepancy with misspecified parametric models," Bayesian Analysis, 8: 781-800, December 2013.

José Alfredo Cañizo, Bertrand Lods. "Exponential convergence to equilibrium for subcritical solutions of the Becker–Döring equations," Journal of Differential Equations, 255: 905–950, September 2013.

Simone Cerreia-Vioglio, Fabio Maccheroni, Massimo Marinacci, Luigi Montrucchio. "Ambiguity and Robust Statistics," in Journal of Economic Theory, 148: 974-1049, May 2013.

Simone Cerreia-Vioglio, Fabio Maccheroni, Massimo Marinacci, Luigi Montrucchio. "Classical Subjective Expected Utility," in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), 110 (17): 6754-6759, April 2013.

Pascal Courty, Mario Pagliero. "The Pricing of Art and the Art of Pricing: Pricing Styles in the Concert Industry," in "Handbook of the Economics of Art and Culture," Volume 2, 299-356, Elsevier, 2013.

Francesco Crespi, Valeria Costantini. "Public policies for a sustainable energy sector: regulation, diversity and fostering of innovation," in Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 23 (2): 401-429, April 2013.

Francesco Crespi, Valeria Costantini. "BioPat: An Investigation Tool for Analysis of Industry Evolution, Technological Pathsand Policy Impact in the Biofuels Sector," in "The Dynamics of Environmentaland Economic Systems: Innovation, Environmental Policy and Competitiveness," 203-226, Springer, 2013.

Francesco Devicienti, Mariacristina Rossi. "Liquidity constraints, uncertain parental income and human capital accumulation," Applied Economics Letters, 20: 826-829, January 2013.

Jan Dhaene, Alexander Kukush, Elisa Luciano, Wim Schoutens, Ben Stassen. "On the (in-)dependence between financial and actuarial risks," Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, 52 (3), 522-531, May 2013.

Stefano Favaro, Yee Whye Teh. "MCMC for normalized random measure mixture models," in Statistical Science, 28: 335-359, August 2013.

Stefano Favaro, Matteo Ruggiero, Stephen G. Walker. "Alpha-diversity processes and normalized inverse-Gaussian diffusions," Annals of Applied Probability, 23: 386-425, February 2013.

Stefano Favaro, Antonio Lijoi, Igor Pruenster. "Conditional formulae for Gibbs-type exchangeable random partitions," The Annals of Applied Probability, 23: 1721-1754, October 2013.

Stefano Favaro, Stephen G. Walker. "Slice sampling sigma-stable Poisson-Kingman mixture models," Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 22: 830-847, October 2013.

Roberto Fontana, Giovanni Pistone. "Algebraic Generation of Orthogonal Fractional Factorial Designs" in "Advances in Theoretical and Applied Statistics", 61-71, Springer-Verlag, 2013.

Aldo Geuna, Isabel Maria Bodas Freitas, Federica Rossi. "Finding the right partners: Institutional and personal modes of governance of university–industry interactions," Research Policy, 42: 50-62, February 2013.

Claudia Ghisetti, Francesco Quatraro. "Beyond inducement in climate change: Does environmental performance spur environmental technologies? A regional analysis of cross-sectoral differences," Ecological Economics, 96: 99-113, December 2013.

Anna Gumen, Andrei Savochkin. "Dynamically Stable Preferences," Journal of Economic Theory, 148 (4): 1487–1508, July 2013.

Erkko Autio, Anders Broström, Pablo D’Este, Riccardo Fini, Aldo Geuna, Rosa Grimaldi, Alan Hughes, Michael Kitson, Stefan Krabel, Franceso Lissoni, Patrick Llerena, Maureen McKelvey, Markus Perkmann, Ammon Salter, Maurizio Sobrero, Valentina Tartari. "Academic engagement and commercialisation: A review of the literature on university–industry relations," Research Policy, 42: 423-442, March 2013.

Aldo Geuna, Federica Rossi. "L’università e il sistema economico. Conoscenza, progresso tecnologico e crescita," Il Mulino, 2013.

Maela Giofrè. "Investor protection rights and foreign investment," in Journal of Comparative Economics, 41: 506-526, May 2013.

Johannes Hoogeveen, Mariacristina Rossi. "Enrolment and Grade Attainment following the Introduction of Free Primary Education in Tanzania," Journal of African Economies, 22: 375-393, June 2013.

Cornelia Lawson. "Academic patenting: the importance of industry support," in The Journal of Technology Transfer, 38: 509-535, August 2013.

Cornelia Lawson. "Academic Inventions Outside the University: Investigating Patent Ownership in the UK," in Industry and Innovation, 20: 385-398, October 2013.

Bertrand Lods and Ricardo J. Alonso. "Uniqueness and regularity of steady states of the Boltzmann equation for viscoelastic hard-spheres driven by a thermal bath," Communications in Mathematical Sciences, 11: 851–906, September 2013.

Elisa Luciano, Petar Jevtic, Elena Vigna. “Mortality surface by means of continuous time cohort models,” in Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, 53: 122-133, July 2013.

Alberto Martin, Filippo Taddei. "International capital flows and credit market imperfections: A tale of two frictions," Journal of International Economics, 89: 441-452, March 2013.

Tiziana Nazio, Chiara Saraceno. “Does Cohabitation Lead to Weaker Intergenerational Bonds Than Marriage? A Comparison Between Italy and the United Kingdom,” in European Sociological Review, 29(3): 549-564, June 2013.

Michael Neugart and Matteo Richiardi. "Sequential teamwork in competitive environments: Theory and evidence from swimming data," in European Economic Review, 63: 186-205, October 2013.

Mario Pagliero. "The impact of potential labour supply on licensing exam difficulty," Labour economics, 25: 141-152, December 2013.

Giovanni Pistone, Maria Piera Rogantin. "The algebra of reversible Markov chains," in Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics, 65: 269-293, April 2013.

Giovanni Pistone, Grazia Vicario. "Kriging Prediction from a Circular Grid: Application to Wafer Diffusion," in Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry, 29: 350-361, July/August 2013.

Giovanni Pistone. "Nonparametric Information Geometry," in "Geometric Science of Information", 5-36, Springer-Verlag, 2013.

Giovanni Pistone. "Examples of Application of Nonparametric Information Geometry to Statistical Physics," Entropy-Switz, 15: 4042-4065, 2013.

Igor Pruenster, Matteo Ruggiero. "A Bayesian nonparametric approach to modeling market share dynamics," Bernoulli, 19: 64-92, February 2013.

Matteo Richiardi. "The missing link: AB models and dynamic microsimulation," in "Artificial Economics and Self-Organization", Springer, Marzo 2013.

Marta Regalia, Stefano Sacchi. "Eguaglianza e solidarietà," in "La qualità della democrazia in Italia", 268-292, Il Mulino, Bologna 2013.

Stefano Sacchi. "Le riforme del welfare nella crisi del debito italiano: pensioni, lavoro, ammortizzatori sociali," in "Politica in Italia. Edizione 2013", 218-236, Il Mulino, Bologna 2013.

Stefano Sacchi. "Italy's labour policy and policy making in the crisis: from distributive coalitions to the shadow of hierarchy," in "The Politics of Structural Reforms," 192-214, Edward Elgar, 2013.

Giuseppe Scellato, Elisa Ughetto. "Real effects of private equity investments: Evidence from European buyouts," Journal of Business Research, 66: 2642-2649, December 2013.


Andreassen L., Di Tommaso M. L., Strøm S. “Do medical doctors respond to economic incentives?” Journal of Health Economics, vol 32, pg 392-409.

Giorgio Bellettini, Filippo Taddei and Giulio Zanella. "Bequest Taxes, Donations, and House Prices,"in BE Journal of Macroeconomics (Contributions), Volume 13, Issue 1, October 2013.

Belloni M. "Lifetime Income and Old Age Mortality Risk in Italy Over Two Decades" (with R. Alessie, A. Kalwij, and C. Marinacci), Demographic Research, 29(45), pp. 1261-1298, 2013.

Bonomi G., Brosio G., Di Tommaso M.L. “The Impact of Gender Quotas on Votes for Women Candidates: Evidence from Italy,” Feminist Economics, vol. 19, 4, pp 48-75.

Addabbo T., Di Tommaso M. L., Maccagnan A. “Gender Differences in Italian Children Capabilities,” Feminist Economics, forthcoming.

Di Tommaso M. L. “Stigma and risky behaviors among clients of prostitution” (with M. Della Giusta), Chapter in (Cunningham S. and Shah M.), “Handbook of the Economics of Prostitution”, Oxford University Press, forthcoming.