NPDE: Faculty

A. Acconcia
Professor of Economics at the University of Naples Federico II and Research Fellow at CSEF.
He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Naples Federico II. His research topics encopass the fields of fiscal policy and public sector, organized crime, mafia and corruption, growth and economic inequalities.


L. Anderlini
Professor of Economics at the University of Naples Federico II.
He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Cambridge. His main research interests lie in game theory and contract theory.


G. Andreottola
Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the Cowles Foundation in Yale and at CSEF.
He received the Ph.D. in Economics at the European University Institute in Florence. His research is in applied microeconomic theory, with a particular focus on political economy and information economics.


L. Balletta

Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Naples Federico II.
He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Yale. His main research interests lie in economic theory and contract theory.


A. Bennardo
Professor of Economics at the University of Salerno and Research Fellow at CSEF.
He holds the European Doctoral Program in Quantitative Economics from Delta (France) and a Ph.D. in Economics from the Bocconi University. His research interests focus on competition with asymmetric Information, contract theory, general equilibrium theory, and financial economics.


M. Carillo
Research fellow (RTD-A) at the University of Naples Federico II and Research Fellow at CSEF.
He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Brown University. His research interests lie in the fields of economic growth and development, economic history, macroeconomics, and political economy. 


F. Caruso
Research fellow (RTD-A) at the University of Naples Federico II.
He holds a Ph.D. Economics from the University of Naples Federico II. His research interest is in the field of mathematics for game theory and economics.


M.C. Ceparano
Assistant Professor of Mathematics at the University of Naples Federico II .
She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Naples Federico II . His research interests lie in the fields of game theory, mathematical economics, and optimization.


A. Ellul
Associate Professor of Finance and Fred T. Greene Chair in Finance at the Kelley School of Business (Indiana University), and Research fellow at CSEF.
He holds a PhD in Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science. His research interests focus on empirical corporate finance and market microstructure. 


M. G. Graziano
Professor of Mathematics, Director of the Department of Economics and Statistics (DISES) at the University of Naples Federico II, and Research Fellow at CSEF.
She holds a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Naples Federico II. Her current research focuses on general equilibrium theory, infinite dimensional economies, economies with public goods, economies with uncertainty and asymmetric information.


C. Guerriero
Associate Professor at the University of Naples Federico II and Honorary Research Fellow in Health Economics, Health Services Research Unit at the Department of Public Health and Policy of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
She holds a Ph.D. in Health Economics from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Her research interests focus on health economics, economic evaluation of environmental health interventions, and collective household model approach.


S. Honkaphoja
Visiting Professor of Economics at the Aalto University School of Business (Helsinki)
After receiving the International Baccalaureate at the United World College of the Atlantic in Wales, he went to the University of Helsinki to get a M.Soc.Sc., the Licentiate of Soc.Sc. and a D.Soc.Sc.. He served 10 years as Member of the Board and Deputy Governor of the Bank of Finland (2008-2017). His research primarily focuses on macroeconomics and monetary economics.


G. Immordino
Professor of Political Economy at the University of Naples Federico II and Research Fellow at CSEF.
He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Toulouse (France). His research interests lie in microeconomics, public economics, law & economics, and behavioral economics.  


L. Iovino

Assistant Professor of Economics at the Bocconi University and IGIER.
He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). His research interests are in the fields of macroeconomics, finance, and economic theory.  


T. Jappelli
Professor of Economics University of Naples Federico II and Research Fellow at CSEF.
He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Boston College. His research interests focus on consumption, household finance, intergenerational transfers, pension reforms, financial integration, banking, applied econometrics, and macroeconomics.


F. Lancia
Associate Professor of Economics at Ca' Foscari University of Venice
He holds a Ph.D. Economics from the University of Bologna. His research interest is in the field of macroeconomics, political economy, and public finance.


M. Langella
Research Fellow  (RTD-A) at University of Naples Federico II
She holds a Ph.D. Economics and Finance from the University of Verona and the Graduate School of Economics and Management Universities of Padova, Verona, and Ca’ Foscari (Venice). Her main research interests are in the fields of Labour Economics, Labour Markets, Migration, Economics of Education, and the Economics of Crime. She is also interested in data science and data analysis methods.

M. Lombardi

Associate Professor at the University of Naples Federico II
He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Queen Mary University of London . His research topics encompass the fields of mechanism design and implementation, behavioural economics, ethics and laboratory experiments.


C. Meo
Associate Professor of Mathematics at the University of Naples Federico II.
She holds a Ph.D. in Mathematical Economics from the University of Naples Federico II. Her research interests are in the fields of cooperative and non cooperative game theory, general equilibrium, asymmetric information, mathematical economics.


R. Nisticò
Associate Professor of Economics  at the University of Naples Federico II and Research Fellow at CSEF .
He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Essex. His research interests focus on development economics, economics of education, health economics, labor economics and political economics.


T. Oliviero
Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Naples Federico II and Research Fellow at CSEF.
He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the European University Institute. His research interests focus on financial economics, macroeconomics, and housing economics.  


M. Pagano
Professor of Finance at DISES of the University of Naples Federico II, Director of CSEF, and President at EIEF.
He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) . His research topics encompass the fields of Corporate finance, law and finance, market microstructure, banking, macroeconomics .


M. Pagnozzi
Professor of Economics at the University of Naples Federico II and Research Fellow at CSEF.
He has a Ph.D. in Economics from Oxford University and a Doctorate in Applied Mathematics from the University of Naples Federico II. His research focuses on auction theory, industrial organization and information economics.


L. Pandolfi
Assistant Professor at the University of Naples Federico II and Research Fellow at CSEF.
He holds a Ph.D. in Economics, Finance and Management form the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. His main research interests are in banking, international economics, experimental finance and applied microeconomics.  


M. Pesce
Professor of Mathematical Economics at the University of Naples Federico II, and Research Fellow at CSEF.
She holds a Ph.D. in Mathematics for Economic Analysis and Finance from the University of Naples Federico II. Her research interests are in the fields of general equilibrium theory, mixed markets, economies with uncertainty and asymmetric information, economies with public goods, and fairness.


L. Picariello
Research Fellow  (RTD-A) at the University of Naples Federico II and Research Fellow at CSEF.
He holds a PhD in Economics from the Norwegian School of Economics. He works on applied microeconomic theory with a particular focus on organizational economics, contract theory, labor economics and corporate finance.


V. Platino
Assistant Professor of Mathematical Economics at the University of Naples Federico II and Research Fellow at CSEF.
He received the Ph.D in Applied Mathematics & Ph.D in Economics (Joint PhD degree) form the Paris School of Economics – Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne & University Ca’ Foscari of Venice. His research interests focus on economic theory, externalities, revealed preferences, collective decision making, general equilibrium, game theory, political economy & applied contract theory.


G.W. Puopolo
Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Naples Federico II and Research Fellow at CSEF .
He holds a Ph.D. in Finance from the  Lausanne and Swiss Finance Institute, and a Ph.D. in Economics   from the University of Naples Federico II. His main areas of research include asset pricing anomalies, portfolio choice problems with frictions, asymmetric information. 


A. Rosato
Associate Professor at the University of Naples Federico II and Research Fellow at CSEF and ARC DECRA.
He holds a PhD in Finance from the UC Berkeley. His research interests focus on microeconomic theory, behavioral economics, industrial organization, and public finance. 


J.C. Ruiz-Garcìa
Post-doctoral researcher at the University of Cambridge.
He holds PhD in Economics and a MPhil. in Economics and Finance from CEMFI and a B.A. in Economics (Finance specialty) from the Universitat de les Illes Balears UIB (with Honors). His research interests are in the fields of macroeconomics and firm dynamics. 


F.F. Russo
Associate Professor of Political Economy at the University of Naples Federico II.
He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Boston University. His main fields of interests are public finance and development.


E. Sartori
Post-doctoral researcher at the University of Naples Federico II.
He is a Ph.D. candidate in Economics at Princeton University. His primary research interests are in applied microeconomic theory, information economics, and search/labor. 


V. Scalzo
Professor in Mathematics for Economics and Finance at the University of Naples Federico II.
He holds a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Naples Federico II. Main topics of his research are existence and convergence of Nash equilibria and weak equilibria in discontinuous games, and mathematics for game theory and economics.


A. Scognamiglio
Assistant Professor  at the University of Naples Federico II and Research Fellow at CSEF .
She holds a PhD in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Her research interests lie in labor economics and political economy.


S. Simonelli
Professor of Economics at the University of Naples Federico II, Director of the MEF and  LMEF, and Research Fellow at CSEF.
He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Naples Federico II. His current research focuses on fiscal policy, macroeconomic forecasting and instability of financial institutions. He is a co-founder of Now-Casting.com.


M. Stein
Research Fellow (RTD-A) at the University of Naples Federico II.
She holds a Ph.D. in Economics at the Paris School of Economics. Her research focuses on business and social networks in development economics, at their intersections with public policy interventions and state institutions (courts, tax authority).


N. Urbinati
Post-doctoral research fellow at the Department of Economics of the Università Ca' Foscari University of Venice.
He obtained a Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Napoli Federico II, supervised by Prof. M. G. Graziano, and a  M.S. in Mathematics at the University of Udine (Italy). His research topics are microeconomic theory, mathematical economics, walrasian general equilibrium.


A. Zazzaro

Professor of Economics at the University of Naples Federico II and Research Fellow at CSEF, MoFiR, and Centro Studi Luca d’Agliano.
He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Ancona (Italy) . His current research interests are in money and banking, migration and remittances, family firms and economic development.