Next Events

  • We are pleased to announce that the Call for paper of the CERCIS2021 Annual Workshop is now available. The workshop is organised by the University of Ferrara on December 16th-18th, 2021. You can find further details on the call for paper here

  • We are pleased to announce that the Programme of the SEEDS2021 Annual Workshop is now available. The workshop is organised by the University of Tor Vergata on November 4th, 2021 in Rome. You can find further details here

News

  • Georgios Gioldasis, Antonio Musolesi, Michel Simioni published a paper titled "Interactive R&D Spillovers: An estimation strategy based on forecasting-driven model selection" on the International Journal of Forecasting.

  • Sabrina Auci, Nicolò Barbieri, Manuela Coromaldi and Melania Michetti published a paper titled "Climate variability, innovation and firm performance: evidence from the European agricultural sector" in European Review of Agricultural Economics. Available here

  • The University of Ferrara, SEEDS and Dr Lucia Dal Negro are organising three webinars on frugal innovation. You can find the details of the Frugal Summer 2020 here

  • PhD programme in Environmental Sustainability and Wellbeing, University of Ferrara. The call is opening later this month Further details available here

  • A statement has been published by the Council of the Italian Association of environmental and Resource Economists (IAERE): "Covid-19, Economics and the Environment: an appeal for a green and sustainable recovery" (in italian). Available here

  • Antonio Musolesi and Hervé Cardot have contributed to the book edited by Abdelaati Daouia and Anne Ruiz-Gazena "Advances in Contemporary Statistics and Econometrics" (Springer) with a chapter titled "Assessing Spillover Effects of Spatial Policies with Semiparametric Zero-Inflated Models and Random Forests". Further details are available at the following link

  • Antonio Musolesi published a paper titled "Assessing the long-term impact of agricultural research on productivity: evidence from France" in European Review of Agricultural Economics download here

  • Davide Antonioli, Georgios Gioldasis and Antonio Musolesi published a paper titled "Estimating a non-neutral production function" in Oxford Economic Papers download here

  • SEEDS is pleased to announce that the International Panel Data Conference will be held, for the first time, in Italy. The University of Ferrara, the University of Bologna and the University of Bergamo will jointly work as organising committee. Paper submission deadline is on March 15th 2020. Additional information is available here

  • SEEDS is pleased to announce that the report "Towards an Innovation-Intensive Circular Economy. Integrating Research, Industry and Policies" by Roberto Zoboli (with contributions from Nicolò Barbieri, Claudia Ghisetti, Giovanni Marin, Susanna Paleari) has been published by the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM). The report is available here

  • SEEDS is pleased to announce that the International Panel Data Conference will be held, for the first time, in Italy. The University of Ferrara, the University of Bologna and the University of Bergamo will jointly work as organising committee. Outstanding keynote speakers are confirming their participation: stay tuned! Additional information is available here

  • Nicolò Barbieri, Alberto Marzucchi and Ugo Rizzo have published a paper titled "Knowledge sources and impacts on subsequent inventions: Do green technologies differ from non-green ones?" in Research Policy. The paper is available here

  • Giulio Cainelli, Alessio D’Amato, Massimiliano Mazzanti have published a paper titled "Resource efficient eco-innovations for a circular economy: Evidence from EU firms" in Research Policy. The paper is available here

  • Massimiliano Mazzanti will give a speech at the 5th inno4sd Symposium in Mexico City (12-15 November 2019). More information available here

  • Nicolò Barbieri and Massimiliano Mazzanti have joined the Inno4SD team. The Innovation for Sustainable Development Network (inno4sd.net) aims to consolidate the global communities of eco-innovation and social innovation and foster collaboration and knowledge sharing by bringing people together from all sectors related to the green inclusive economy, sustainability and innovation. More information available here

  • Massimiliano Mazzanti and Antonio Musolesi will present a paper at the 2019 EMCC-IV conference. The event is organised at the University of Milano-Bicocca on 29-30 August 2019. The full programme is available here

  • Antonio Musolesi and Hervé Cardot have published a paper titled "Modeling temporal treatment effects with zero inflated semi-parametric regression models: the case of local development policies in France" in Econometric Reviews.

  • We are pleased to announce that the workshop titled "Circular Economy and the Law: Innovation, Policies and Regulation for a Sustainable Environment" will be held at the Dept. of Economics and Management of the University of Ferrara (6 and 7 June 2019). The full programme is available here

  • Massimiliano Mazzanti, Alberto De Franceschi and Larry DiMatteo will present their ongoing research on the Law & Economics of the Circular Economy. The event is organised at the Department of Economics and Management (Room EC6) on May, 17th 2019. The full programme is available here

  • Roberto Zoboli will present the FEEM Report on "Circular Economy and Sustainable Development. A Background Report for Initiatives Design" at the Circular Economy workshop (Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei Corso Magenta 63, Milano) on May 10th 2019. The full programme is available here

  • Massimiliano Mazzanti published the paper ‘Willingness to pay for management and preservation of natural, semi-urban and urban beaches in Italy’ in Ocean & Coastal Management (vol.172, April 2019).

  • Susanna mancinelli e Massimiliano Mazzanti presented at the University Eduardo Mondlane in Maputo (on January 31 2019) on "Preço de energia e o desempenho económico das empresas" and "Economia comportamental: Um experimento na Prevenção de desperdício alimentar" within a project on Behavioral change and innovation adoption in local Mozambique farmers communities, being developed in connection with FTF INOVA Mozambique project and linked to INNO4SD research and networking activities

  • Nicolò Barbieri and Davide Consoli have published a paper titled "Regional diversification and green employment in US metropolitan areas" in Research Policy Available here

  • Claudia Ghisetti (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore - Milano) will present a paper on the economics effects of eco-innovation on December, 3rd 2018 at the Department of Economics and Management of the University of Ferrara (Room EC1 10am-12am Via Voltapaletto 11)

  • SEEDS members will participate at the 2018 International Symposium of Routes towards Sustainability titled "CULTURES AND LOCAL PRACTICES OF SUSTAINABILITY. Intersecting Multiple Footprints and the Environmental Humanities". The symposium is organized by the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile - UC and the international University Network Routes towards Sustainability (December 10-14, 2018). Further details are available here

  • Massimiliano Mazzanti will present the book titled "Cultures of Sustainability and Wellbeing" at the Department of Economics - University of Roma Tre on November, 20th 2018 The full programme is available here

  • SEEDS members will participate at the fourth symposium on Innovation for Sustainable Development (H2020 Green.Eu project - Grant Agreement: 641974). The symposium will take place at the European Parliament and Residence Palace, Brussels (Belgium) on 7-9 November 2018 The full programme is available here

  • Massimiliano Mazzanti will present at the OECD Green Growth and Sustainable Development (GGSD) Forum “Inclusive solutions for the green transition: Competitiveness, jobs/skills and social dimensions” on November 27-28, 2018 at the OECD Headquarters (Paris). Further details are available here

  • Angelica Sbardella, François Perruchas, Lorenzo Napolitano, Nicolò Barbieri and Davide Consoli have published a paper titled "Green Technology Fitness" in Entropy (Journal) Available here (Open Access)

  • Jean Pierre Huiban, Camilla Mastromarco, Antonio Musolesi, Michel Simioni have published a paper titled "Reconciling the Porter hypothesis with the traditional paradigm about environmental regulation: a nonparametric approach" in Journal of Productivity Analysis Available here

  • SEEDS2018 Workshop , Ferrara 18th September 2018. The event is meant to present and share research ideas for the future life of SEEDS even at very preliminary stages. Developing knowledge exchanges and setting ideas for new projects are the primary aims. Full Programme available here

  • Massimiliano Mazzanti will give a speech at the "International Workshop: A New Successful Economic, Industrial, Financial, Territorial Management Model SDGs & Circular Economy" on July 18-19th, 2018 (Regione Emilia Romagna - Sala Guido Fanti, Viale Aldo Moro, n.50). The detailed programme can be found here

  • Carolyn Fischer will present a paper titled "Emissions floor price options for EU member states" at the Department of Economics and Management on May 17th 2018 at 1pm (Via Voltapaletto 11, Aula EC7)

  • Massimiliano Mazzanti and Antonio Musolesi will present a paper titled "A nonparametric analysis of green inventions and environmental policies: unveiling knowledge function shapes" at the 2018 INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON THE ECONOMICS OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND SUSTAINABILITY. The detailed programme can be found here

  • Massimiliano Mazzanti will give a speech on Circular economy and competitivness at Confindustria on Febrary 14th, 2018 (Via Punta di Ferro 2/a, Forlì). The detailed programme can be found here

  • Special Event: Paola Spinozzi and Massimiliano Mazzanti present their new book: Cultures of Sustainability and Wellbeing: Theories, Histories and Policies at UCL Institute for Global Prosperity on Febrary 6th, 2018. Further information

  • Nick Johnstone will give a seminar on "Vintage-Differentiated Environmental Regulations and Plant Survival: Evidence from coal-fired power plants". The lunch seminar will take place on 10 October 2017 (13:00-14:30) at the Department of Economics and Management (University of Ferrara). Save the date!

  • Massimiliano Mazzanti and Antonio Musolesi have published a paper titled "The effect of Rio Convention and other structural breaks on long-run economic development-CO2 relationships" in Economia Politica Available here

  • Grazia Cecere and Massimiliano Mazzanti have published a paper titled "Green jobs and eco-innovations in European SMEs" in Resource and Energy Economics Available here

  • Claudia Ghisetti and Francesco Quatraro have published a paper titled "Green Technologies and Environmental Productivity: A Cross-sectoral Analysis of Direct and Indirect Effects in Italian Regions" in Ecological Economics Available here

  • Marianna Gilli, Giovanni Marin, Massimiliano Mazzanti and Francesco Nicolli have published a paper titled "Sustainable development and industrial development: manufacturing environmental performance, technology and consumption/production perspectives" in Journal of Environmental Economics and Policy Available here

  • Gianni Guastella, Stefano Pareglio and Paolo Sckokai have published a paper titled "A spatial econometric analysis of land use efficiency in large and small municipalities" in Land Use Policy Available here

  • SEEDS members have attended the fifth IAERE Annual Conference at the University of Rome Tor Vergata on 16-17 February 2017 Conference website

  • Antonio Musolesi has published a paper titled "Weak and Strong Cross-Sectional Dependence: A Panel Data Analysis of International Technology Diffusion" with Cem Ertur in Journal of Applied Econometrics Available here

  • Davide Antonioli, Giulio Cainelli, Alessio D'Amato, Susanna Mancinelli, Massimiliano Mazzanti, Anna Montini are cited by the European Commission Report titled "Riesame dell'attuazione delle politiche ambientali dell'UE: sfide comuni e indicazioni su come unire gli sforzi per conseguire risultati migliori" Available here

  • Ugo Rizzo has published a paper titled "The impact of hard and soft policy measures on new technology-based firms" with Laura Ramaciotti and Alessandro Muscio in Regional Studies Available here

  • Massimiliano Mazzanti and Ugo Rizzo published a paper titled "Diversely moving towards a green economy: Techno-organisational decarbonisation trajectories and environmental policy in EU sectors" in Technological Forecasting and Social Change Available here

  • Davide Antonioli and Massimiliano Mazzanti published a paper titled "Towards a green economy through innovations: The role of trade union involvement" in Ecological Economics Available here

  • Claudia Ghisetti, Susanna Mancinelli, Massimiliano Mazzanti and Mariangela Zoli published a paper titled "Financial barriers and environmental innovations: evidence from EU manufacturing firms" in Climate Policy Available here

  • Marianna Gilli, Massimiliano Mazzanti and Francesco Nicolli published a paper titled "Green inventions and greenhouse gas emission dynamics: a close examination of provincial Italian data" in Environmental Economics and Policy Studies Available here

  • New publication - European Topic Centre on Waste and Materials in a Green Economy by SEEDS on "Material resource taxation an analysis for selected material resources" Available here

  • SEEDS team is deeply saddened by the unexpected loss of Klaus Rennings. The team had the privilege to collaborate with Klaus for a long time and to appreciate his human and professional qualities, he was an extraordinary man and an outstanding researcher. Our thoughts and sympathies go to his family, friends and to all the colleagues that had the opportunity to work with him.

  • Job advert: Italian Ministry of Environment opens a call for 11 Environmental Economists/Statisticians Call available here

  • Claudia Ghisetti and Federico Pontoni published their paper "Investigating policy and R&D effects on environmental innovation: A meta-analysis" in Ecological Economics download here

  • PRESS: Firms and sustainability in SEEDS Research Activities, in Green Report.it Available here

  • Alessio D'Amato, Massimiliano Mazzanti and Francesco Nicolli published their paper "Waste and organized crime in regional environments: How waste tariffs and the mafia affect waste management and disposal" in Resource and Energy Economics download here

  • Giovanni Marin, Alberto Marzucchi and Roberto Zoboli published their paper "SMEs and barriers to Eco-innovation in the EU: exploring different firm profiles" in Journal of Evolutionary Economics download here

  • Simone Borghesi, Giulio Cainelli and Massimiliano Mazzanti published their paper "Linking emission trading to environmental innovation: Evidence from the Italian manufacturing industry" in Research Policy download here

  • Giulio Cainelli, Alessio D'Amato and Massimiliano Mazzanti published their paper "Adoption of waste-reducing technology in manufacturing: Regional factors and policy issues" in Resource and Energy Economics download here

  • Claudia Ghisetti, Alberto Marzucchi and Sandro Montresor published their paper " The open eco-innovation mode. An empirical investigation of eleven European countries" in Research Policy download here

  • Ugo Rizzo and Laura Ramaciotti published their paper titled "The determinants of academic spin-off creation by Italian universities" in R&D Management download here

  • Paper by Francesco Nicolli (SEEDS) et al. on Journal of Environmental Economics and Management is among the top 3 downloaded articles download here

  • Massimiliano Mazzanti, Giovanni Marin, Susanna Mancinelli and Francesco Nicolli published their paper titled "Carbon dioxide reducing environmental innovations, sector upstream/downstream integration and policy: evidence from the EU" in Empirica (forthcoming).

  • Chiara Franco, Alberto Marzucchi and Sandro Montresor publiish their paper titled "Absorptive Capacity, Proximity in Cooperation and Integration Mechanisms. Empirical Evidence from CIS Data" in Industry & Innovation download .

  • Massimiliano Mazzanti and Antonio Musolesi published a paper titled "Nonlinearity, heterogeneity and unobserved effects in the carbon dioxide emissions-economic development relation for advanced countries" in Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics. Available here

  • Antonio Musolesi, Christian Longhi and Catherine Baumont publish a paper titled "Econometric modeling of structural change for the European metropolitan areas" in Economic Modelling. download

  • Antonio Musolesi, Sylvie Charlot and Riccardo Crescenzi published a paper titled "Econometric Modelling of the regional Knowledge Production Function in Europe" in Journal of Economic Geography Available here

  • The 'green economy' can encourage jobs and innovation. Take a look at the European Environment Agency publication, written by Roberto Zoboli, Susanna Paleari, Giovanni Marin, Massimiliano Mazzanti, Francesco Nicolli, Anna Montini, Valeria Miceli and Stefan Speck (EEA). available here

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