Publications

 

2017 "Repeated Procurement with Unverifiable Quality: The case for Discriminatory Competitive Procedures" ; with A. Iozzi and G. L. Albano. Journal of Public Economics,  Vol. 145, January, 14-26.

 

2016 "Local university supply and distance: a welfare analysis with centralized and decentralized tuition fees", with E. Carroni and D. Paolini. Italian Economic Journal ,  first online 25 April, 1-14.

 

2014 "The failures of collective action: a formal game-theoretic revisitation of the Olson theory"; with S. Gorini. In: L. Castellucci (ed). Government and the Environment. The role of the modern state in the face of global challenges, pp 23-50. London-New York: Routledge Taylor & Francis Group

 

2014 "Peer group and Distance: when Widening University Participation is better", with D. Paolini.The Manchester School, Vol. 82, S2 Dec., 110-132.

 

2012 "Regulating unverifiable quality by fixed-price contracts", with A. Iozzi and E. Valentini. The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy (Contributions), Vol. 12, n. 1, article 40.

 

2010 "Mergers Under Endogenous Minimum Quality Standard: a note"; Economics Bulletin, Vol. 30, n. 4.

 

2010 "Public Investment and Education Inequality"; the IUP Journal of Public Finance, Vol. 8, n. 4. 

 

2010 "Horizontal Mergers: a solution of the Insider's Dilemma"; Bulletin of Economic Research Vol. 62, n. 2, 171-180.  

 

2010 "Local public education and childless voting: the arising of an "ends with the middle" coalition"; the IUP Journal of Public Finance, Vol. 8, Nos. 1 & 2, pp. 74-102, February & May

 

 

 

 

 

Recent Working papers

 

2017 "Teaching an old dog a new trick: reserve price and unverifiable quality in repeated procurement", with A. Iozzi and G.L. Albano. CEIS WP No. 404: May 2017.

 

2015 "Insider's Dilemma: A General Solution in a Repeated Game"; with W. Ferrarese. CEIS WP No. 350: July 2015.

 

2015 "Peer Group, Distance and Tuition Fees: When Widening University Partecipation is still Better"; with D. Paolini and E. Carroni. CRENoS WP 2015/06

 

2012 "Peer Group and Distance: When Widening University Partecipation is Better"; with D. Paolini. CORE Discussion Paper Centre For Operations Research and Econometrics, 2012/42 

 

2011 "Relational Procurement Contracts: A simple model of Reputation Mechanism"; with G. Albano and A. Iozzi. SSRN WP, 15.07.2012

 

 

 

Research in Progress

 

"Teaching an old dog a new trick: reserve price and unverifiable quality in repeated procurement"; with A. Iozzi and G.L. Albano.

 

 

"Timing of advertising in the broadcasting market";  with A. Bennato and A. Iozzi.

 
"Enforcing higher-education participation"; with D. Paolini and E. Carroni.

 

"Corruption and illegal disposal"; with A. D'Amato and M. Zoli.