Maggioni Mario Agostino

From 2002 he is full professor of Economics at UCSC (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano), where he teaches Microeconomics, Economic Geography and Economics and Policies for Innovation. He is the head of DISEIS (the Department of International Economics, Institutions and Development) and the Director of CSCC (the Cognitive Science and Communication research Centre). He's one of the three members of the Steering Committee of the Doctoral School "Institutions and Policies" at UCSC and member of the Managing Committee of Transcrime (the joint research centre on transnational crime) established between Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna and Università degli Studi di Perugia. He has been visiting and/or teaching in post graduate programs at LATAPSES-CNRS, Sophia Antipolis (F), Universitat de Barcelona (Catalunya, ES), Universiteit Utrecht (NL), Université de Strasbourg (F), Leibniz Universität Hannover (D), Pécsi Tudományegyetem (HU). He acted as consultant for a number of international organizations and institutions. He has extensively published in international peer-reviewed journals and he authored/edited/contributed to a number of books . His research activity concerns the experimental analysis of “behavioural changes”, the economic analysis of knowledge flows; the location decisions of economic activity, the emergence of conflicts, the dynamics of labour markets, the relation between institutions and economic growth, the interaction beween human beings and artifical agents (humanoid robots). He holds a Ph.D in Industrial and Business Studies from Warwick Business School, a M.Sc. in Economics from the University of Warwick, and a Laurea Degree in Political Science from UCSC.

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