2019 "Transparency in Repeated Procurement: when Hiding is Better"; with A. Di Natale.  Economics Bulletin, Vol. 39, No. 1, 14-23.


2019 "Corruption in Environmental Policy: the Case of Waste"; with A. D'Amato and M. Zoli, Economia Politica, Vol 36(1), 65-78.


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


"Subcontracting and Collusion in Procurement"; with M. Lorusso.


"Unverifiable Quality in Repeated Procurement: the role of commitment", with A. Iozzi.


"Unverifiable Quality in Repeated Procurement with Cost Persistency""; with G.L. Albano, A. Iozzi, and A. Fabretti.


"Enforcing unverifiable quality in health services: the case of pay-for-performance contracts"; with G. Turati and Coretti S.


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


"Pollution and unverifiable quality"; with A. D'Amato.


"Timing of advertising in the broadcasting market";  with D. Paolini.

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