New research projects
  • APPLICATE - Assessing Public Policy effectiveness in minimising Local Impacts with Climate-related AdapTation Expenditures (PRIN 2022, PI)
  • RE-ADJUST - REgional Assessment of Distributive impacts of a JUst and Sustainable Transition (PRIN-PNRR 2022, head of UNIURB Unit)
New publications


Publications on referred journals

Local sources of vulnerability to climate change and armed conflicts in East Africa (with Federica Cappelli, Valeria Costantini, Mariagrazia D'Angeli and Elena Paglialunga), 2024, Journal of Environmental Management, 355:120403.

The effects of foreign entry on local innovation by entry mode (with Giacomo Damioli), 2024, Research Policy, 53(3):104957.

The environmental-financial performance nexus of EU ETS firms: A quantile regression approach (with Andrea Flori and Simone Borghesi), 2024, Energy Economics, 131:107328.

The Next Wave of Energy Innovation: Which Technologies? Which Skills? (with David Popp, Francesco Vona and Myriam Grégoire-Zawilski), 2024, Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, online first

Green technology and income inequality: an empirical analysis of US Metro Areas (with Nicolò Barbieri, Davide Consoli and François Perruchas), 2023, Regional Studies, online first.

Energy Prices and the Economic Performance of Firms in Emerging Countries (with Massimiliano Calì, Nicola Cantore, Massimiliano Mazzanti and Francesco Nicolli, Giorgio Presidente), 2023, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, 66:357-266.

The Labor Share Puzzle: Empirical Evidence for European Countries (with Alessandro Bellocchi and Giuseppe Travaglini), 2023, Economic Modelling, 124:106327.

Citizens’ attitudes towards climate mitigation policies: the role of occupational exposure in EU countries (with Gabriella De Sario and Agnese Sacchi), 2023, Kyklos, 76(2):255-280.

Finance and the Reallocation of Scientific, Engineering and Mathematical Talent (with Francesco Vona), 2023, Research Policy, 52(5):104757.

The public finance response to floods of local governments in Italy (with Chiara Lodi and Marco Modica), 2023, Journal of Environmental Management, 332:117352.

Routinization, Within-Occupation Task Changes and Long Run Employment Dynamics (with Davide Consoli, Francesco Rentocchini and Francesco Vona), 2023, Research Policy, 52(1):104658.

Exposure to FDI and attitudes towards multinational enterprises: do M&A matter? (with Chiara Franco and Filomena Pietrovito), 2023, The World Economy, 46(6):1648-1669.

The impact of EU-ETS on trade: Evidence on Italian manufacturing firms (with Andrea Locatelli, Alessandro Palma and Giulio Dal Savio), 2022, Politica Economica - Journal of Economic Policy, 2:253-278.

Greenfield Foreign Direct Investments and Regional Environmental Technologies (with Davide Castellani, Sandro Montresor and Antonello Zanfei), 2022, Research Policy, 51(1):104405.

Do company-owned academic patents influence firm performance? Evidence from the Italian industry (with Giovanni Cerulli, Eleonora Pierucci and Bianca Potì), 2022, Journal of Technology Transfer, 42:242-269.

The Employment Impact of a Green Fiscal Push: Evidence from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (with David Popp, Francesco Vona and Ziqiao Chen), 2021, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Fall 2021.

The Impact of Energy Prices on Socioeconomic and Environmental Performance: Evidence from French Manufacturing Establishments, 1997-2015 (with Francesco Vona), 2021, European Economic Review, 135:103739.

Labour flexibility, internal migration and productivity in Italian regions (with Giorgio Calcagnini and Francesco Perugini), 2021, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, 57:308-320.

Assessing Disaster Risk by Integrating Natural and Socio-Economic Dimensions: A Decision-Support Tool (with Marco Modica, Susanna Paleari and Roberto Zoboli), 2021, Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, 77:101032.

The Survival of Italian Individual Firms to Local Demand Shocks During the Great Recession
(with Marco Modica), 2021, Papers in Regional Science, 100(3):745-775.

Dinamiche recenti del manifatturiero alimentare in Italia (with Francesca Cesaroni and Germana Giombini), 2021, Argomenti, 18:77-104.

Driving forces of changing environmental pressures from consumption in the European food system
(with Philipp Schepelmann, An Vercalsteren, José Acosta Fernandez, Mathieu Saurat, Katrien Boonen, Maarten Christis, Roberto Zoboli, Cathy Maguire), 2020, Sustainability, 12(19):8265.

Green stimulus in a post-pandemic recovery: the role of skills for a resilient recovery (with Ziqiao Chen, David Popp and Francesco Vona), 2020, Environmental and Resource Economics, 76:901-911.

Effectiveness of car scrappage schemes: counterfactual-based evidence on the Italian experience
(with Roberto Zoboli), 2020, Economics of Transportation, 21:100150.

Outward Foreign Direct Investments Patterns of Italian Firms in the EU ETS
(with Simone Borghesi and Chiara Franco), 2020, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 122(1):219-256.

Climate Policies and Skill-Biased Employment Dynamics: Evidence from EU countries (with Francesco Vona), 2019, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 98:102253.

Environmental Disasters and Electoral Cycle. An Empirical Analysis on Floods and Landslides in Italy
(with Alessio D'Amato and Andrea Rampa), 2019, Environmental and Resource Economics, 74(2):625-651.

Measures, Drivers and Effects of Green Employment: Evidence from US Local Labor Markets, 2006-2014 (with Davide Consoli and Francesco Vona), 2019, Journal of Economic Geography, 19(5):1021-1048.

Does Host Market Regulation Induce Cross Border Environmental Innovation? (with Antonello Zanfei), 2019, The World Economy, 42(7):2089-2119.

Catching-up in waste management. Evidence from the EU (with Francesco Nicolli and Roberto Zoboli), 2018, Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 61(11):1861-1882.

The impact of the European Emission Trading Scheme on multiple measures of economic performance (with Claudia Pellegrin and Marianna Marino), 2018, Environmental and Resource Economics, 71(2):551-582.

Systemic Risk in the Global Water Input-Output Network (with Tiziano Distefano and Massimo Riccaboni), 2018, Water Resources and Economics, 23:28-52.

Environmental Regulation and Green Skills: An Empirical Exploration (with Davide Consoli, David Popp and Francesco Vona), 2018, Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, 5(4):713-753.

The Economic and Environmental Footprint of the EU Economy: Global Effects of a Transition to Services (with Roberto Zoboli), 2017, Rivista Internazionale di Scienze Sociali, 2:195-228. - WP version

Technology invention and diffusion in residential energy consumption. A stochastic frontier approach (with Alessandro Palma), 2017, Energy Economics, 66:85-98

Sustainable development and industrial development: Manufacturing environmental performance, technology and consumption/production perspectives
(with Massimiliano Mazzanti, Francesco Nicolli and Marianna Gilli), 2017, Journal of Environmental Economics and Policy, 6(2):183-203.

Eco-innovation, sustainable supply chains and environmental performance in European industries
(with Valeria Costantini, Francesco Crespi and Elena Paglialunga), 2017, Journal of Cleaner Production, 155(2):141-154.

Socio-economic exposure to natural disasters (with Marco Modica), 2017, Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 64:57-66.

Productivity Effects of Eco-Innovations Using Data on Eco-Patents
(with Francesca Lotti), 2017, Industrial and Corporate Change, 26(1):125-148.

The Effect of Within-Sector, Upstream and Downstream Energy Taxes on Innovation and Productivity
(with Chiara Franco), 2017, Environmental and Resource Economics, 66(2):261-291.

The Greener the Better: Job Creation and Environmentally-Friendly Technological Change (with Luisa Gagliardi and Caterina Miriello), 2016, Industrial and Corporate Change, 25(5):779-807.

A Survey of the Literature on Environmental Innovation Based on Main Path Analysis (with Nicolò Barbieri, Claudia Ghisetti, Marianna Gilli and Francesco Nicolli), 2016, Journal of Economic Surveys, 30(3):596-623.

Do green jobs differ from non-green jobs in terms of skills and human capital? (with Davide Consoli, Alberto Marzucchi and Francesco Vona), 2016, Research Policy, 45(5):1046-160.

SMEs and Barriers to Eco-Innovation in the EU: Exploring different firm profiles (with Alberto Marzucchi and Roberto Zoboli), 2015, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 25(3):671-705.

Carbon Dioxide reducing Environmental innovations, sector upstream/downstream integration and policy. Evidence from the EU (with Susanna Mancinelli, Massimiliano Mazzanti and Francesco Nicolli), 2015, Empirica, Journal of European Economics, 42(4):709-735.

Do Eco-innovations Harm Productivity Growth through Crowding Out? Results of an Extended CDM Model, 2014, Research Policy, 43(2):301-317.

The evolution of Environmental and Labor Productivity Dynamics - Sector analyses and Decoupling/Recoupling trends on a 1990-2007 Italian NAMEA (with Massimiliano Mazzanti), 2013, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 23(2):357-399.

Linking NAMEA and input output for 'consumption vs. production perspective' analyses - Evidence on emission efficiency and aggregation biases using the Italian and Spanish environmental accounts (with Massimiliano Mazzanti and Anna Montini), 2012, Ecological Economics, 74:71-84.

Book chapters

Labour market implications for the sustainable transition (with Francesco Vona), in (eds. Fernando Diaz Lopez, Massimiliano Mazzanti, Roberto Zoboli), 2023, Handbook on Innovation, Society and the Environment, Edward Elgar.

Innovative Foreign Direct Investments and the Knowledge Sources for Green and Digital Inventions: A Patent-Based Analysis (with Michela Bello, Davide Castellani, Giacomo Damioli and Sandro Montresor), in (eds. Jong Min Lee, J. Eduardo Ibarra-Olivo, Katiuscia Lavoratori, Liang Arthur Li), 2023, Inequality, Geography and Global Value Chains, Palgrave Macmillan.

The Heterogeneous Impact of Academic Patent Characteristics on Firms' Economic Performance (with Giovanni Cerulli, Eleonora Pierucci and Bianca Potì), in (eds. Joaquin M. Azagra-Caro, Pablo D'Este and Davide Barbera-Tomas), 2022, University-Industry Knowledge Interactions: People, Tensions and Impact, Springer.

Structural Change and the Environment (with Massimiliano Mazzanti), in (eds. Ludovico Alcorta, Neil Foster-McGregor, Bart Verspagen, Adam Szirmai), 2021, New Perspectives on Structural Change: Causes and Consequences of Structural Change in the Global Economy, Oxford University Press.

Water-related perceived harms and pro-environment behaviours: A taxonomy of EU citizens (with Tiziano Distefano), in (ed. Tiziano Distefano), 2021, Water Resources and Economic Processes, Routledge.

New Perspectives in Public Service Innovation (with Annaflavia Bianchi and Antonello Zanfei), in (eds F. Gallouj, F. Djellal), 2018, A Research Agenda for Service Innovation, Edward Elgar Publishers.

Closing the Gap? Dynamic Analyses of Emission Efficiency and Sector Productivity in Europe, in (eds V. Costantini, Mazzanti M.), 2013, The Dynamics of Environmental and Economic Systems. Innovation, Environmental Policy and Competitiveness, Springer.

Technical reports

The effects of foreign entry on local innovation (with Giacomo Damioli), 2020, JRC Technical report, ISBN 978-92-76-27019-5.

The sustainability transition in Europe in an age of demographic and technological change. An exploration of implications for fiscal and financial strategies (prepared with Stefan Speck, Roberto Zoboli, Susanna Paleari, Massimiliano Mazzanti, Valeria Costantini, Nicolò Barbieri, Marianna Gilli, Alessio D'Amato, Mariangela Zoli, Gorgia Sforna and Andrea Bassi), 2020, EEA Report, No. 23/2019.

Towards an Innovation-Intensive Circular Economy. Integrating Research, Industry and Policies (prepared with Roberto Zoboli, Nicolò Barbieri, Claudia Ghisetti, Susanna Paleari), 2019, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei.

Measuring public innovation in the EU: the STARPIN methodology (prepared with Annaflavia Bianchi, Claudio Cozza, Giulio Perani, Robbin Te Velde, Antonello Zanfei, Emy Zecca), 2019, Eurostat Manuals and Guidelines, ISBN 978-92-76-01095-1.

Industrial Development Report 2016. The Role of Technology and Innovation in Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development (UNIDO, United Nations Industrial Development Organization).

Resource-efficient green economy and EU policies
(prepared with Roberto Zoboli, Susanna Paleari, Giovanni Marin, Massimiliano Mazzanti, Francesco Nicolli, Anna Montini, Valeria Miceli and Stefan Speck), EEA Report, No. 2/2014.

Towards a green economy in Europe - EU environmental policy targets and objectives 2010-2050 (prepared with Mike Asquith, Anna Montini, Susanna Paleari, Stefan Speck and Roberto Zoboli), 2013, EEA Report No 8/2013.

Progress in Sustainable Consumption and Production in Europe - Indicator-based Report (prepared with David Watson, David McKinnon, Anders Bjørn, Mikkel Stenbæk Hansen, Dominic Wittmer, Justus von Geibler, Mathieu Saurat, Helmut Schütz, Samus Tobias, Roberto Zoboli, Massimiliano Mazzanti, Massimiliano Volpi, Ilaria Beretta, Lucia Dal Negro), 2011, ETC/SCP working paper 1/2011.

PhD dissertation

Giovanni Marin (2012) Essays in Applied Environmental and Innovation Economics