Marco Vivarelli
Research Fellow

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Vivarelli Marco Vivarelli graduated from Bocconi University-Milano and earned a Ph.D. from SPRU-Sussex University and one from Pavia University.
He is Cavaliere al Merito della Repubblica Italiana (Presidential decree, June, 2nd, 2009).
He is full professor of Economics at the Catholic University of Milano, where he is also Director of the Institute of Economic Policy.
He is Professorial Fellow at UNU-MERIT, Maastricht.
He is member of the Academic Advisory Council of the Global Digital Foundation (Brussels, Canberra and Washington D.C.).
He is member of the Scientific Executive Board of the Eurasia Business and Economics Society (EBES, Istanbul).
He is member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO, Vienna).
He has been scientific consultant for the International Labour Office (ILO), World Bank (WB), the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the European Commission (EC).

Since October 2010 to September 2013 he has been Honorary Professor at the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex.
Since April 2005 to December 2012 he has been External Associate at the Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation(CSGR), University of Warwick.
Since February 2004 to December 2009 he has been external Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute of Economics - Jena.
Since July 2007 to December 2007 and since July 2008 to February 2009 he has served as visiting Senior Scientist at the Joint Research Centre - Institute for Prospective Technological Studies of the European Commission (JRC-IPTS, Seville).
Since June 2002 to May 2005 he has served as Senior Research Economist at the International Labour Office - Geneva.

He is Editor-in-Chief of the Eurasian Business Review, Editor of Small Business Economics, Editor of Rivista Internazionale di Scienze Sociali, Associate Editor of Industrial and Corporate Change, Associate Editor of Economics E-Journal, Associate Editor of Economia e Politica Industriale - Journal of Industrial and Business Economics, Member of the Editorial Board of Sustainability (Section: "Economic, Business and Management Aspects of Sustainability") and he has served as referee for more than 70 international journals.

He is author and editor of various books and his papers have been published in numerous refereed international journals, including Applied Economics, Cambridge Journal of Economics, Canadian Journal of Economics, Economics Letters, Empirical Economics, Industrial and Corporate Change, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Journal of Economics, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Journal of Productivity Analysis, Labour Economics, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Regional Studies, Research Policy, Small Business Economics, Southern Economic Journal, World Bank Research Observer, World Development.

His current research interests include the relationship between innovation, employment and skills; the labour market and income distribution impacts of globalization; the entry and post-entry performance of newborn firms.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in November 2002.

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IZA World of Labor article: Innovation and employment
IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
10846  Herbert Dawid
Gabriele Pellegrino
Marco Vivarelli
The Role of Demand in Fostering Product vs Process Innovation: A Model and an Empirical Test
10581  Mariacristina Piva
Marco Vivarelli
Is R&D Good for Employment? Microeconometric Evidence from the EU
10540  Gabriele Pellegrino
Mariacristina Piva
Marco Vivarelli
Are Robots Stealing Our Jobs?
10471  Mariacristina Piva
Marco Vivarelli
Technological Change and Employment: Were Ricardo and Marx Right?
10421  Mariacristina Piva
Massimiliano Tani
Marco Vivarelli
Business Visits, Knowledge Diffusion and Productivity
(forthcoming in Journal of Population Economics)
10354  Laura Barbieri
Mariacristina Piva
Marco Vivarelli
R&D, Embodied Technological Change and Employment: Evidence from Italian Microdata
(forthcoming in: Industrial and Corporate Change, 2018)
9937  Davide Castellani
Mariacristina Piva
Torben Schubert
Marco Vivarelli
The Productivity Impact of R&D Investment: A Comparison between the EU and the US
9733  Alessandra Colombelli
Jackie Krafft
Marco Vivarelli
To Be Born Is Not Enough: The Key Role of Innovative Startups
(published in: Small Business Economics, 2016, 47, 277-291)
9453  Elena Meschi
Erol Taymaz
Marco Vivarelli
Globalization, Technological Change and Labor Demand: A Firm Level Analysis for Turkey
(published in: Review of World Economics, 2016, 152, 655-680)
9147  Vincent Van Roy
Daniel Vertesy
Marco Vivarelli
Innovation and Employment in Patenting Firms: Empirical Evidence from Europe
8148  Marco Vivarelli
Structural Change and Innovation as Exit Strategies from the Middle Income Trap
(published in: Economic Change and Restructuring , 2016, 49, 159-193)
7820  Getinet Astatike Haile
Ilina Srour
Marco Vivarelli
The Impact of Globalization and Technology Transfer on Manufacturing Employment and Skills in Ethiopia
(published in: Eurasian Business Review, 2017, 7, 1-23)
7671  Andrea Conte
Marco Vivarelli
Succeeding in Innovation: Key Insights on the Role of R&D and Technological Acquisition Drawn from Company Data
(published in: Empirical Economics, 2014, 47(4), 1317-1340)
7436  Francesco Quatraro
Marco Vivarelli
Drivers of Entrepreneurship and Post-Entry Performance of Newborn Firms in Developing Countries
(published in: World Bank Research Observer, 2015, 30, 277–305)
7320  Ilina Srour
Erol Taymaz
Marco Vivarelli
Skill-Biased Technological Change and Skill-Enhancing Trade in Turkey: Evidence from Longitudinal Microdata
7302  Luca Colombo
Herbert Dawid
Mariacristina Piva
Marco Vivarelli
Does Easy Start-Up Formation Hamper Incumbents' R&D Investment? A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis
(published in: Small Business Economics, 2017, 49, 513-531.)
6513  Marco Vivarelli
Entrepreneurship in Advanced and Developing Countries: A Microeconomic Perspective
(published as 'Is entrepreneurship necessarily good? Microeconomic evidence from developed and developing countries' in: Industrial and Corporate Change, 2013, 22, 1453-1495)
6291  Marco Vivarelli
Innovation, Employment and Skills in Advanced and Developing Countries: A Survey of the Literature
(published in: Journal of Economic Issues, 2014, 48 (1), 123-154)
6136  José García-Quevedo
Gabriele Pellegrino
Marco Vivarelli
R&D Drivers in Young Innovative Companies
(published as 'R&D drivers and age: Are young firms different?' in: Research Policy, 2014, 43 (9), 1544-1556)
5975  Raquel Ortega-Argilés
Mariacristina Piva
Marco Vivarelli
Productivity Gains from R&D Investment: Are High-Tech Sectors Still Ahead?
(published in: Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 2015, 24(3), 204-222)
5908  Francesco Bogliacino
Mariacristina Piva
Marco Vivarelli
R&D and Employment: Some Evidence from European Microdata
(short version published as 'R&D and employment: An application of the LSDVC estimator using European microdata' in: Economics Letters, 2012 (1), 116, 56-59)
5746  Alessandra Catozzella
Marco Vivarelli
Beyond Additionality: Are Innovation Subsidies Counterproductive?
(short version published as ' The possible adverse impact of innovation subsidies: some evidence from a bivariate switching model' in: Economics Bulletin, 2012, 32 (1), 648-661)
5586  Raquel Ortega-Argilés
Mariacristina Piva
Marco Vivarelli
The Transatlantic Productivity Gap: Is R&D the Main Culprit?
(published in: Canadian Journal of Economics, 2014, 47(4), 1342–1371)
5582  Pietro Moncada-Paternò-Castello
Marco Vivarelli
Peter Voigt
Drivers and Impacts in the Globalization of Corporate R&D: An Introduction Based on the European Experience
(published in: Industrial and Corporate Change, 2011(2), 20, 585-603)
4728  Francesco Bogliacino
Marco Vivarelli
The Job Creation Effect of R&D Expenditures
(published in: Australian Economic Papers, 2012, 51 (2), 96-113)
4657  Subal C. Kumbhakar
Raquel Ortega-Argilés
Lesley Potters
Marco Vivarelli
Peter Voigt
Corporate R&D and Firm Efficiency: Evidence from Europe’s Top R&D Investors
(published in: Journal of Productivity Analysis, 2012, 37, 125-140)
4301  Gabriele Pellegrino
Mariacristina Piva
Marco Vivarelli
How Do Young Innovative Companies Innovate?
(published in: Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, 2012, 23 (4), 329-340)
4213  Bruno Cesar Araújo
Francesco Bogliacino
Marco Vivarelli
The Role of "Skill Enhancing Trade" in Brazil: Some Evidence from Microdata
(published in: CEPAL Review, 2012, 105, 157-171)
4129  Simona Iammarino
Mariacristina Piva
Marco Vivarelli
Nick Von Tunzelmann
Technological Capabilities and Patterns of Cooperation of UK Firms: A Regional Investigation
(published as 'Technological Capabilities and Patterns of Innovative Cooperation of Firms in the UK Regions' in: Regional Studies, 2012, 46 (10), 1283-1301)
3945  Raquel Ortega-Argilés
Mariacristina Piva
Lesley Potters
Marco Vivarelli
Is Corporate R&D Investment in High-Tech Sectors More Effective? Some Guidelines for European Research Policy
(published in: Contemporary Economic Policy, 2010, 28 (3), 353-365)
3887  Elena Meschi
Erol Taymaz
Marco Vivarelli
Trade Openness and the Demand for Skills: Evidence from Turkish Microdata
(published in: Labour Economics, 2011, 18 (S1), S60-S70)
3338  Lesley Potters
Raquel Ortega-Argilés
Marco Vivarelli
R&D and Productivity: Testing Sectoral Peculiarities Using Micro Data
(published in: Empirical Economics, 2011, 41 (3), 817-839)
3126  Alessandra Catozzella
Marco Vivarelli
The Catalysing Role of In-House R&D in Fostering the Complementarity of Innovative Inputs
(published in: Industry and Innovation, 2014, 21, 179-196 )
2958  Elena Meschi
Marco Vivarelli
Globalization and Income Inequality
(published in: World Development, 2009, 37 (2), 287-302)
2797  Andrea Conte
Marco Vivarelli
Globalization and Employment: Imported Skill Biased Technological Change in Developing Countries
(published in: Developing Economies, 2011, 49(1), 36-65)
2744  Francesca Lotti
Enrico Santarelli
Marco Vivarelli
Defending Gibrat’s Law as a Long-Run Regularity
(published in: Small Business Economics, 2009, 32(1), 31-44)
2621  Marco Vivarelli
Innovation and Employment: A Survey
(published in: Horst Hanusch and Andreas Pyka (eds.), Elgar Companion to Neo-Schumpeterian Economics, Cheltenham: Elgar, 2007, 719-32)
2562  Mariacristina Piva
Marco Vivarelli
Corporate Skills as an Ex-Ante Incentive to R&D Investment
(published in: International Journal of Manpower, 2009, 30 (8), 835-852)
2475  Enrico Santarelli
Marco Vivarelli
Entrepreneurship and the Process of Firms’ Entry, Survival and Growth
(published in: Industrial and Corporate Change, 2007, 16(3), 455-488)
1982  Mariacristina Piva
Marco Vivarelli
Is Demand-Pulled Innovation Equally Important in Different Groups of Firms?
(published in: Cambridge Journal of Economics, 2007, 31(5), 691-710)
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Eddy Lee
Marco Vivarelli
The Social Impact of Globalization in the Developing Countries
(published in: International Labour Review, 2006, 145(3), 167-184)
1878  Andrea Conte
Marco Vivarelli
One or Many Knowledge Production Functions? Mapping Innovative Activity Using Microdata
1223  Gianluca Grimalda
Marco Vivarelli
One or Many Kuznets Curves? Short and Long Run Effects of the Impact of Skill-Biased Technological Change on Income Inequality
(published in: Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 2010, 20 (2), 265-306)
934  Mariacristina Piva
Enrico Santarelli
Marco Vivarelli
The Skill Bias Effect of Technological and Organisational Change: Evidence and Policy Implications
(published in: Research Policy, 2005, 34 (2), 141-157)
730  Mariacristina Piva
Marco Vivarelli
Innovation and Employment: Evidence from Italian Microdata
(published in: Journal of Economics, 2005, 86(1), 65-83)