Guido Fabiani, B.Sc. in Agricultural Sciences; Ph.D. in Development Economics, Centro di Specializzazione e Ricerche Economico-Agrarie per il Mezzogiorno, Portici-Napoli; Full Professor of Economic Policy in 1980, Dean of Roma Tre Faculty of Economics “Federico Caffè” from 1992 to 1998, Provost of Roma Tre University from 1998 to 2013, is Professor Emeritus of Economic Policy.
Among the awards he has received are: Chevalier de la Légion d’honneur of the French Republic; Doctor Honoris Causa of the Universidad Ricardo Palma, Lima, Peru; Grado de Gran Oficial, Orden de Bernardo O’Higgins, Republic of Chile; Honorary Doctor of Arcadia University – The College of Global Studies, Philadelphia-PA.
His main fields of research include international and Italian agriculture; territorial and environmental planning; Southern Italy development. His books, translated into many languages, cover topics such as an analysis and economic policy of Italian and international agro-industrial systems; regional territorial planning; development of the Mezzogiorno.
Anna Giunta, Master of Science in Economics, University of Southern California; Ph.D in Development Economics, Centro di Specializzazione e Ricerche Economico-Agrarie per il Mezzogiorno, Portici – Napoli; is Full Professor in Applied Economics, Department of Economics, Roma Tre University.
Her current research interests are: Global Value Chains; Firms’ Organization; Firms’ Internationalization; Industrial and Regional Policy Evaluation; Italian Economy; Public Procurement for Innovation.
Her recent articles appear on: Industrial Corporate and Change; Economic Letters; Journal of Technology Transfer; International Small Business Journal; International Review of Applied Economics; Lavoce.info; Voxeu; International Journal of Technological Learning, Innovation and Development; Regional Studies. In 2017, she has published with Salvatore Rossi: Che cosa sa fare l’Italia. La nostra economia dopo la grande crisi, Roma, Laterza.
Department for Innovation in Biological Systems, Food and Forestry (DIBAF), University of Tuscia
Anna Carbone, Centro di Specializzazione e Ricerche Economico-Agrarie per il Mezzogiorno, Portici – Napoli; Associate Professor of Agricultural Economics, Department for Innovation in Biological Systems, Food and Forestry (DIBAF), University of Tuscia, Viterbo, Italy. She teaches at undergraduate and graduate students at Tuscia University and RomaTre University in the field of agri-food economics. In recent years she has been consultant for: FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), CREA (National Council for the Research in Agriculture and Agricultural Economics), Arsial (lazio Region Agency for Innovation and Development in Agriculture), Vicedirector of Manlio Rossi-Doria Centre for Economic and Social Research.
Her current research interests are focused on: supply chain for quality food; hedonic pricing for quality attributes; typical food and local development; international trade for quality agro-food products; ageing and turnover in agricultural sector.
She has recently published in journal such as: Journal of Food and Agricultural Industrial Organization; Journal of Wine Research; British Food Journal; Bio-based Economics, Journal of Agricultural and Food Economics; Journal of Food System Dynamics; QA-Rivista dell’Associazione Manlio Rossi-Doria.
Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics
Riccardo Crescenzi is Full Professor of Economic Geography at the London School of Economics and Polical Science (LSE and a part-time researcher at the Department of Economics, Roma Tre University) . Riccardo is current holder of a European Research Council Starting Grant.
He was a Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute (Florence) and a Visiting Scholar at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). Riccardo was also the Director of the MSc in Local Economic Development at the LSE.
Past research and academic awards include the Royal Geographical Society Best Dissertation Prize, the Italian Regional Science Association Prize G.Leonardi for the best PhD Dissertation and the joint Italian National Accademia dei Lincei & British Academy for the Humanities and the Social Sciences research fellowship and the LSE Prize for outstanding teaching performance.
He is currently co-Principal Investigator in an ESRC project and was Principal Investigator or co-PI in one ESPON Project and two EU-funded FP7 Research Projects.
Riccardo has provided advice to, amongst others, the European Investment Bank, the European Parliament and the European Commission (DG Regional Policy).
He is member of the Editorial Board of Papers in Regional Science and the Journal of Regional Science and Associate Editor of ‘Regional Studies, Regional Science’.
His research is focused on Regional Economic Development and Growth, Innovation, Regional Policy, Comparative Territorial Analysis of Developed and Emerging Countries and on the Location Decisions of Multinational Firms and their Local Impacts.
Luca Salvatici, Full Professor of Economic Policy, received his Master of Science and Ph.D in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of California at Davis. From 1991 to 2003 he was a member of the Dipartimento di Economia Pubblica, University of Roma “La Sapienza”; from 2003 to 2010 he was a member of the Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche Gestionali e Sociali of the University of Molise; in 2011 he joined the Dipartimento di Economia of Roma Tre University.
Luca Salvatici is currently member of the Editorial Board of the journal Economía Agraria y Recursos Naturales and coordinator of the PhD program in Economics at Roma Tre University. He is member of the International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium, and he has been involved in several research projects both at the European and national level. He has extensive consultancy experience, having completed work for the The World Bank; the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations; the International Food Policy Research Institute. His most recent publications appear on: Energy Economics; European Review of Agricultural Economics; Journal of Economic Surveys; Review of International Economics.