Doctoral Scientific Committee

The doctoral faculty consists of the following researchers. Find out more about the staff involved in PhD students supervision and their research interests by surfing their personal web-pages.


Member Individual Research Keys
Silvia Angilella  Multiple Criteria Decision Aiding, Decision Theory, multi-criteria applications in financial intermediation, finance and innovation.
Salvatore Bosa Insurance contracts, Business contract law, Consumer contracts, Obligations.
Gianluca Cafiso Private Debt and the Macroeconomy, Public Debt Sustainability, Applied Econometrics, Sovereign Debt Markets
Maurizio Caserta Self-sufficiency, corruption, education, sortition
Marina Cavalieri Health economics, cultural economics, fiscal federalism, public procurement
Salvatore Corrente  Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis,  Decision Theory, Interactive Evolutionary Multiobjective Optimization, Robust Ordinal regression
Tiziana Cuccia  Local Development, Cultural heritage, Cultural economics, Tourism economics
Roberto Di Mari  latent variable models, longitudinal data analysis, estimation methods, computational statistics
Fabio Di Vita  Modern history, Business history, Global history, Institutional economic history
Giuseppe Di Vita  economics of crime; discount rate; institutional economics; solar panels recycling
Francesco Drago Applied microeconometrics,  Economics of crime, Political economy, Behavioural economics
Marco Galvagno  Marketing, Consumer Behaviour, Family Business, Bibliometrics.
Alfio Giarlotta  Preference modelling, Choice theory, Utility representations, General topology
Salvatore Greco  Multiple Criteria Decision Aiding, Decision Analysis, Decision Theory, Artificial Intelligence
Calogero Guccio  Non-parametric frontier; Health Economics; Cultural Economics; Public Procurement
Margherita Lazzara   bankruptcy, crisis/insolvency, entrepreneur/debtor, discharge
Cristina Longo  Innovation Management, Entrepreneurship & Innovative Start-ups, Strategies for standardization, Sustainability transition-based strategy 
Agata Matarazzo  Environmental and Social Management Systems, Renewable Energy Sources, Waste Management Strategies, Circular Economy
Isidoro Mazza  Art market, Economics of culture, Political economy, Fiscal federalism
Sebastiano Mazzù Theory of financial intermediation; Credit Risk Management; Risks of financial intermediaries; Bank business model
Melita Nicotra Entrepreneurial Ecosystem, Innovation and Technology Transformation, Knowledge Management, Absorptive Capacity
Vincenzo Pisano  Internationalization, international entry modes, acquisitions, family business
Marcella Rizzo  Rural development policies and governance, Geographical Indication policy for typical and regional food quality protection, Agricultural European economic policy, Alternative and short agri-food supply-chains
Davide Rizzotti  Earnings quality, Board of Directors effectiveness, Family firms, Control
Marco Romano Strategic management;  entrepreneurial ecosystems; knowlegde management; digital and technological transformation
Carmela Elita Schillaci Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Digital Care, Territorial Ecosystems
Luigi Scrofani Territorial development, urban policies, landscape and cultural heritage
Lucio Siviero Transport and logistics economics, regional economics, industrial organization
Benedetto Torrisi  Quality of work, Evaluation productivity, Measure of well-being at work, Human Capital Mobility
Gianpiero Torrisi  Regional development, Spatial disparities, Multidimensional wellbeing, Smart cities
PhD students representative Email
Francesco Russo  francescorusso93@gmail.com