1. Master of Science (MSc) in Economics, Catholic University of Leuven (B),
2. Ph.D. in Economics, University of Maastricht (NL).
Professional economist, whose research/lecturing/consultancy activity is carried on both in academic contexts (Catholic University of Leuven, University of Maastricht, University of Bologna, University Cà Foscari of Venice, University of Padova) and in international organizations (consultant for World Bank, FAO, FAO Pakistan, United Nations Environment , U.N. World Trade Organization, Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), among others). She has collaborated to 10 EU funded research projects. She is a TEEB (The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity, a compilatory work launched by the U.N.) contributing author.
a. Selected Publications in International Peer-Reviewed Journals
2017 “Valuing Ecosystem Services for Improved National Accounting: a Pilot Study from Madagascar Accounts ”(with Paulo A.L.D Nunes, Rosimeiry Portela and Glenn-Marie Lange) Ecosystem Services vol. 23, 116-123
2015 Cournot Oligopoly, Homogeneous Products and Grappa Market: An Econometric Study” (with Vasco Boatto), in Journal of Economics and Econometrics , vol. 58, pp. 26-39
2015 Who likes it Sparkling? An Empirical Analysis of Prosecco Consumers’ Profile”. (with Andrea Dal Bianco and Vasco Boatto) Agricultural and Food Economics,. pp. 3-11.
2014 “De Rationibus Disputandum Est: Psychological Dimension of Choice and Public Policy Design” Ecosystem Services 10, pp. 172-179
2014 “Material Transfer Agreements: an Economic and Econometric Analysis” Ecological Economics 107. pp. 422-430.
2013“ Tradition vs Efficiency: the case di Fishery in the Alto Adriatico” (with Vasco Boatto), International Journal of Ecological Economics and Statistics, vol.33 pp 44-58
2013 “Beach Lovers” and “Greens” a Worldwide Empirical Analysis of Coastal Tourism” (with Paulo A.L.D. Nunes), Ecological Economics, vol 88- pp. 49-56
2011 “Economic Model for Bioprospecting Contracts” (with Helen Ding), International Journal of Ecological Economics and Statistics, vol 26, issue 3, pp. 47-66.
2009 “Price Formation and Legal Provisions in Electricity Contracts: an Empirical Study”, in Energy Studies Review- Berkeley University Press, vol 16 Issue. 2, Article 5.
2009 “Old Master Paintings Export Veto and Price Formation: an Empirical Study”, European Journal of Law and Economics, vol. 28. pp. 149-161.
2008 “Testing Williamson Theory on Transaction-specific Governance Structures: Evidence from the Electricity Markets", in Journal of Applied Economics, vol. 2, pp. 355-372
2016 World agriculture: towards 2030/2050, How to feed the World in 2050, Looking ahead in World Food and agriculture: Perspectives to 2050. FAO PAKISTAN. Contributing author2016 The Economics of Ecosystem Based Adaptation UNEP United Nations Environmental Programme. Lead author