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Università degli Studi di Pavia - Department of Economics and Management

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Roberto Fontana

Academic position:
Associate Professor
E-mail:
roberto.fontana (at) unipv.it
Phone number:
+39 0382/985916
Fax:
+39 0382/422583

Courses

2017/2018
Economics of innovation and industrial dynamics
2016/2017
Economics of innovation and industrial dynamics
2015/2016
Economics of innovation and industrial dynamics
2014/2015
Economics of innovation and industrial dynamics
2013/2014
Economics of Innovation and industrial dynamics

Exams

No exams

Curriculum vitae

Work

2005 Assistant Professor (Applied Economics), Department of Economics, University of Pavia, Italy

2002 Post Doc Fellow, CESPRI, Bocconi University, Italy

1998 Ph.D. student, SPRU – Science and Technology Policy Research, University of Sussex, UK

Education

2002 Ph.D. in Science and Technology Policy Studies awarded by University of Sussex, UK

1998 M.Sc. Science and Technology Policy, University of Sussex, UK (co-winner of the Roy Rothwell Prize for outstanding MSc dissertations)

Grants and Scholarships

2001 University of Genoa, Italy

1999 Italian National Research Council (CNR), Italy (grant No 204.4897)

1999 University of Pavia, Italy

1998 University of Pavia, Italy

1998 Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), UK (grant No R00429834410)

Memberships

Member of the Economic Association for Research on Industrial Economics

Member of the International Joseph A. Schumpeter Society

Member of the Academy of Management

Research Interests

My main interests are in the fields of innovation, diffusion and standardisation, product innovation, and variety, and their implications for the dynamics and structural evolution of industries, with particular reference to high technology sectors, such as computers, communication equipment, and semiconductors.

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