Working Papers

The "Marco Fanno" Working Papers (MFWP) collection consists of high quality research papers prior publication authored by members of the department, visiting scholars, seminar speakers, invited authors and research partners. All papers are available online trough the RePEc website.

A shorter list of recent working papers follows:

  Working Papers - 2021

274-2021
Decreasing Incomes Increase Selfishness
Nickolas Gagnon, Riccardo D. Saulle, Henrik W. Zaunbrecher
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273-2021
An Implementation Approach to Rotation Programs
Ville Korpela, Michele Lombardi, Riccardo D. Saulle
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272-2021
The Relationship between Day-Ahead and Futures Prices in the Electricity Markets: an Empirical Analysis on Italy, France, Germany and Switzerland.
Cinzia Bonaldo, Massimiliano Caporin, Fulvio Fontini
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271-2021
Myopic Oligopoly Pricing
Iwan Bos, Marco A. Marini, Riccardo D. Saulle
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270-2021
Uncertainty and Monetary Policy during the Great Recession
Giovanni Pellegrino, Efrem Castelnuovo, Giovanni Caggiano
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269-2021
Global Uncertainty
Giovanni Caggiano, Efrem Castelnuovo
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268-2021
Climate Change and Microfinance: A Wake-up Call for Policy Makers
Alberto Lanzavecchia, Maria Palumbo, Bharat Singh Thapa
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  Working Papers - 2020

267-2020
Fertility and Mothers' Labour Force Participation in Rural India
Isha Gupta
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266-2020
Platform Competition in the Tablet PC Market : The Effect of Application Quality
Thanh Doan, Fabio Maria Manenti, Franco Mariuzzo
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265-2020
Fiscal Tools to Reduce Transition Costs of Climate Change Mitigation
Michele Catalano, Lorenzo Forni, Emilia Pezzolla
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264-2020
Selling Cross-Border in Online Markets: The Impact of the Ban of Geoblocking Strategies
Marc Bourreau, Fabio M. Manenti
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263-2020
The Participation of Small-Scale Variable Distributed
Renewable Energy Sources to the Balancing Services Market
Marco Agostini, Marina Bertolini, Massimiliano Coppo, Fulvio Fontini
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262-2020
Uncertainty and Monetary Policy during Extreme Events
Giovanni Pellegrino, Efrem Castelnuovo, Giovanni Caggiano
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261-2020
Uncertainty and Monetary Policy in Good and Bad Times:
A Replication of the Var Investigation by Bloom (2009)
Giovanni Caggiano, Efrem Castelnuovo, Gabriela Nodari
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260-2020
Determinants and Success Factors of Student Entrepreneurship:
Evidence from the University of Padova
Silvia Blasi, Silvia Rita Sedita
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259-2020
Selling the Circularity: Investigating the Impact of Circularity Promotion on the
Performance of Italian Manufacturing Companies
Silvia Blasi, Benedetta Crisafulli, Silvia Rita Sedita
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258-2020
Measuring Switching Costs in the Italian Residential Electricity Market
Marco Magnani, Fabio M. Manenti, Paola Valbonesi
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257-2020
Are Fiscal Multipliers Estimated with Proxy-Svars Robust?
Giovanni Angelini, Giovanni Caggiano, Efrem Castelnuovo, Luca Fanelli
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256-2020
The Global Effects of Covid-19-Induced Uncertainty
Giovanni Caggiano, Efrem Castelnuovo, Richard Kima
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255-2020
Financial Uncertainty and Real Activity:
The Good, The Bad and the Ugly
Giovanni Caggiano, Efrem Castelnuovo, Silvia Delrio, Richard Kima
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254-2020
Patent Portfolios and Firms Technological Choices
Stefano Comino, Fabio M. Manenti
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253-2020
At the Roots of the Fourth Industrial Revolution: 
How ICT Investements Affect Industry 4.0 Adoption
Marco Bettiol, Mauro Capestro, Eleonora Di Maria, Stefano Micelli
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252-2020
Mapping fuel poverty risk at the municipal level: A Small-Scale Analysis of Italian Energy Performance Certificate, Census and Survey data
Riccardo Camboni, Alberto Corsini, Raffaele Miniaci, Paola Valbonesi
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251-2020
Innovation, Competition and Incomplete Adoption of a Superior Technology
Luca Sandrini
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250-2020
Oil Price Uncertainty and Conflicts: Evidence from the Middle East and North Africa
Massimiliano Caporin, Zahra Mohammadi Nikpour, Paola Valbonesi
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249-2020
The Last will be First, and the First Last: Segregation in Societies with Relative Payoff Concerns
P. Jean-Jacques Herings, Riccardo D. Saulle, Christian See
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248-2020
Thomas Bassetti, Luca Corazzini, Darwin Cortes, Luca Nunziata
Do Immigrants Make Us Safer? Crime, Immigration, and the Labor Market
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247-2020
Philippos Louis, Orestis Troumpounis, Nikolaos Tsakas, Dimitrios Xefteris
Protest voting in the laboratory
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246-2020
Marco Buso,Michele Moretto, Dimitrios Zormpasz
Excess returns in Public - Private Partnerships: Do governments pay too much?
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245-2020
Marco Bettiol, Mauro Capestro, Valentina De Marchi, Eleonora Di Maria
Industry 4.0 Investments in Manufacturing Firms and Internationalization
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244-2020
Debdeep Chattopadhyay
Did the Massachusetts Health Reform Program Increase Self-Employment?
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  Working Papers - 2019

243-2019
Riccardo Camboni, Luca Corazzini, Stefano Galavotti, Paola Valbonesi
Bidding on price and quality: An experiment on the complexity of scoring auctions
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242-2019
Riccardo Camboni, Paola Valbonesi
Incumbent and entrant bidding in scoring rules auctions. A study on Italian canteen services
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241-2019
Guglielmo Barone and Helena Kreuter
Low-wage import competition and populist backlash: The case of Italy
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240-2019
Andrey Tkachenko, Paola Valbonesi, Elena Shadrina, GegamShagbazian
Efficient design of set-aside auctions for small businesses: an empirical analysis
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239-2019
Giuseppe Albanese, Guglielmo Barone, Guido de Blasio
Populist Voting and Losers’ Discontent: Does Redistribution Matter?
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238-2019
Thomas Bassetti, Stefano Bonini, Fausto Pacicco, Filippo Pavesi
Play it again! A Natural Experiment on Reversibility. Bias
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237-2019
Blasi Silvia, Brigato Lorenzo, Sedita Silvia Rita
Eco-friendliness and fashion perceptual attributes of fashion brands: an analysis of consumers’ perceptions based on Twitter data
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236-2019
Blasi Silvia, Sedita Silvia Rita
Mapping the emergence of a new research field: an exploration of the intellectual structure of the B Corp research.
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235-2019
Elizabeth Jane Casabianca, Michele Catalano, Lorenzo Forni, Elena Giarda, Simone Passeri
An Early Warning System for banking crises: From regression-based analysis to machine learning techniques
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234-2019
Efrem Castelnuovo
Yield Curveand Financial Uncertainty: Evidence Based on US Data
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233-2019
Marco Bettiol, Mauro Capestro, Eleonora Di Maria, Andrea Furlan
Impacts of industry 4.0 investments on firm performance. Evidence From Italy
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232-2019
Luca Sandrini
Incentives for labor-augmenting innovation:The role of wage rate
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231-2019
Valentina De Marchi, Eleonora Di Maria
Sustainability Strategies, Investments in Industry 4.0 and Circular Economy Results
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230-2019
Nicolas Campos, Eduardo Engel, Ronald D. Fischer, Alexander Galetovic,
Renegotiations and Corruption in Infrastructure: The Odebrecht Case
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  Working Papers - 2018

229-2018
Silvia Blasi, Silvia Rita Sedita
The diffusion of a policy innovation in the energy sector: evidence from the collective switching case in Europe
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228-2018
Silvia Blasi, Silvia Rita Sedita
Leveraging the power of creative crowds for innovative brands: the eYeka
crowdsourcing initiatives
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227-2018
Marco Buso,Cesare Dosi, Michele Moretto
TerminationFeesandContractDesigninPublic-Private Partnerships
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226-2018
Marina Bertolini, Marco Buso, Luciano Greco
Competition Regulation with Smart Grids
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225-2018
Giovanni Caggiano, Efrem Castelnuovo e Gabriela Nodari
Risk Management-Driven Policy Rate Gap
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224-2018
Jonas E. Arias, Guido Ascari, Nicola Branzoli e Efrem Castelnuovo
Positive Trend Ination and Determinacy in a Medium-Sized New Keynesian Model
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223-2018
Efrem Castelnuovo e Trung Duc Tran
Google it up! A Google Trends-based Uncertainty Index for the United States and Australia
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222-2018
Giovanni Caggiano, Efrem Castelnuovo e Giovanni Pellegrino
Estimating the Real Effects of Uncertainty Shocks at the Zero Lower Bound
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221-2018
Giovanni Caggiano, Efrem Castelnuovo, Olivier Damette, Antoine Parent e Giovanni Pellegrino
Liquidity Traps and Large-Scale Financial Crises
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220-2018
Giovanni Caggiano, Efrem Castelnuovo e Juan Manuel Figueres
Economic Policy Uncertainty Spillovers in Booms and Busts
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219-2018
Efrem Castelnuovo e Giovanni Pellegrino
Uncertainty-dependent Effects of MonetaryPolicy
Shocks: A New Keynesian Interpretation
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218-2018
Jasmine Mondolo
How do informal institutions influence inward FDI? A systematic review
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217-2018
Andrea Furlan e Roberto Grandinetti
Can routines be inherited? A microfoundational approach to spinoffs
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216-2018
Chiara Burlina
Inter-Firm Networks and Firm Performance: The Case of Italy
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  Working Paper Submission Guidelines

Eligible researchers interested in publishing their work in the series must email their paper (in English) to andrea.furlan@unipd.it . 

To guarantee the quality of the series, certain quality checks are in place. The quickest procedure is to include in the e-mail a clear reference to an international conference where the paper was previously presented. Extracts from the conference web site (or the call for paper) that certify a blind review process are strongly recommended. 

Papers never reviewed for conference presentation and/or presented only in departmental seminars can also be submitted, the editors may proceed with an internal review process. After publication as MFWP, papers can be replaced only one time if major adjustments occur.