Department of Economics and Business

Concetta Mendolicchio

Concetta Mendolicchio personal page


  • Concetta Mendolicchio, Dimitri Paolini (UNISS) and T. Pietra "2014 Income tax, subsidies to education, and investments in human capital in a two-sector economy". Journal of Public Economic Theory
  • Concetta Mendolicchio, Dimitri Paolini (UNISS) and T. Pietra, "2012 Income tax, subsidies to education, and investments in humancapital in a two-sector economy". Journal of Public Economic Theory
  • Concetta Mendolicchio, Dimitri Paolini (UNISS) and T. Pietra, "Investments in Education in a Two-Sector, Random Matching Economy", CRENoS W.P., 200809, 2008

Diego Augusto Benitez


  • Benitez Diego Augusto, "Contributo alle XXXIV Jornadas latinoamericanas de derecho aeronàutico y especial". Edited by Folchi MO, Comenale Pinto Michele (UNISS), La Torre U, Morandi Francesco (UNISS), Tranquilli-Leali R, Cedam Padova 2010.
  • Benitez Diego Augusto, "Derecho del turismo iberoamericano". LibrosEnRed, Buenos Aires 2010
  • Benitez Diego Augusto, "El pasajero frente al incumplimiento del contrato de transporte aèreo y su repercusiòn en el turismo. Posibles soluciones". In course of publication in Rivista Italiana di Diritto del Turismo, 3/2011


  • "Turismo e diritto". Sassari, Doctoral School in the Law and Economics of Productive Systems, March 6, 2013
  • "I diritti dei passeggeri nell'UE e in America Latina". Sassari, Doctoral School in the Law and Economics of Productive Systems, February 26, 2013

Bryan McCannon

Bryan McCannon personal page


  • "Ransom Kidnapping" Marco Vannini (UNISS), Claudio Detotto (UNISS), Bryan McCannon Encyclopedia of Law and Economics, Edited by Jurgen Georg Backhaus, chapter ; 09/2015:Springer: New York. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4614-7883-6_576-1
  • "Evidence of Marginal Deterrence: Kidnapping and Murder in Italy" Claudio Detotto (UNISS), Bryan C. McCannon, Marco Vannini (UNISS) International Review of Law and Economics 11/2014; 41. DOI:10.1016/j.irle.2014.11.001
  • "Understanding Ransom Kidnappings and Their Duration" Claudio Detotto (UNISS), Bryan C. McCannon, Marco Eugenio Carlo Vannini (UNISS) The B E Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy 06/2014; 14(3):849-871. DOI:10.1515/bejeap-2013-0079

Working papers:

  • Detotto, C., McCannon BC., Vannini M., "Understanding Ransom Kindnappings and their Duration", The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy", 14(3) July 2014, p. 849, (published online: 28/06/2014)
  • Detotto C., McCannon Bryan, Vannini Marco (UNISS), "Understanding the duration of kidnapping" 2012
  • Marselli R., McCannon Bryan, Scano A. and Vannini Marco (UNISS), "Habitual Table Companion: The Indipendence of Arbitrators in Italy" , 2012
  • Marselli R., McCannon Bryan and Vannini Marco (UNISS), "Bargaining in the Shadow of Arbitration" 2012
  • Detotto C, McCannon Bryan, Vannini Marco (UNISS): "Kidnapping in Sardinia", WP CRENoS
  • Marselli R, McCannon Bryan, Vannini Marco (UNISS): "Habitual Table Companions: The Indipendence of Arbitrators in Italy". WP CRENoS.
  • Detotto Claudio (UNISS), McCannon Bryan, Vannini Marco (UNISS), "Understanding Ransom Kidnapping and its Duration". July 11, 2012. Available at SSRN:


Fabrizio Adriani

Adriani Fabrizio personal page


Adriani Fabrizio, Deidda Luca (UNISS), "Competition and the Signaling Role of Prices".

  • International Journal of Industrial Organization 2009, 29: 412-425
  • Adriani Fabrizio, Deidda Luca (UNISS),"Price Signaling and the Strategic Benefits of Price Rigidities". Games and Economic Behavior 2009, 67-2: 335-350
  • Jointly with Adriani Fabrizio and Silvia Sonderegger "The role of financial intermediaries in securities issues - A theoretical analysis". Revise and resubmit, Review of Finance

Martin Zagler

Martin Zagler personal page


  • Pistone P, Paolini Dimitri (UNISS), Pulina Giuseppe (UNISS), Zagler Martin , "Tax treaties and the allocation of taxing rights with developing countries". CORE DP n.2011/42

Valerio Sterzi

Valerio Sterzi personal page

  • Bussu Anna (UNISS), Detotto Claudio (UNISS), Sterzi Valerio, "Social conformity and suicide". Journal of Socio-Economics, 2013, Volume 42, Pages 67- 78
  • Detotto Claudio (UNISS), Malerba F., Montobbio F., Sterzi Valerio, "The growth and evolution of advanced technological capabilities in the main emerging countries". Mimeo 2011
  • Bussu Anna (UNISS), Detotto Claudio (UNISS), Sterzi Valerio, "Understanding the socio-demographic determinants of suicides in Sardinian prisons". Mimeo 2011
  • Detotto Claudio (UNISS), Sterzi Valerio, "The role of family in suicide rate in Italy". Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon 2011, vol. 31(2), pages 1509-1519.

Juan de Dios Tena

Juan de Dios Tena personal page


Berardino Cesi

Berardino Cesi personal page


  • Cesi Berardino, Paolini Dimitri (UNISS), "University choice, peer group and distance". CRENoS Working Papers n. 2011/01, 2011, University of Sassari and University of Cagliari.
  • Cesi Berardino, Paolini Dimitri (UNISS), "Widening University Participation, Peer Group and Distance: When an Equal System is Better" . Research in progress

Luc Bauwens

Luc Bauwens personal page

Working papers:

  • Bauwens Luc, Storti G., Violante F., "Dynamic conditional correlation models for realized covariance matrices". 2012;
  • Bauwens Luc, Otranto Edoardo (UNISS), "Modeling the Dependence of Conditional Correlations on Volatility". 2012


  • "Marginal Likelihood for Markov-Switching and Change-Point Models" within the Workshop "Recent developments in time series analysis". CRENoS and Department of Economics and Business, University of Sassari, April 23-24, 2012;
  • "Caw-Dcc: a dynamic model for vast realized covariance matrices". Sassari, Department of Economics, July 12, 2011

Dionysia Lambiri

Dionysia Lambiri personal page


  • Biagi Bianca (UNISS), Lambiri Dionysia and Faggian A, "The effect of tourism on the housing market". In: Uysal, Muzaffer , Perdue, Richard and Sirgy, M.Joseph (eds.), Handbook of Tourism and Quality of Life Research: Enhancing the Lives of Tourists and Residents of Host Communities. The Netherlands, Springer 2012, 635-652.

Pasquale Schiraldi

Pasquale Schiraldi personal page


  • "Estimating a Dynamic Game of Spatial Competition: The Case of the UK Supermarket industry", Department of Economics and Business, June 2013
  • "Internet, search frictions, and the efficiency of decentralized markets: Evidence from Automobiles". University ofi Sassari, Department of Economics, Business and Regulation, May 19, 2011

Norman Poh

Norman Poh personal page


  • Sun Y, Fookes C, Poh Norman and Tistarelli Massimo, "Cohort Normalization based Sparse Representation for Undersampled Face Recognition". In Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV) Workshop on Face analysis: The intersection of computer vision and human perception, 2012
  • Poh Norman and Tistarelli Massimo, "Customizing Biometric Authentication Systems via Discriminative Score Calibration". IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2012
  • Poh Norman, Rattani A, Tistarelli Massimo and Kittler J, "Group-specific Score Normalization for Biometric Systems". In IEEE Computer Society Workshop on Biometrics (CVPR), pages 38-45, 2010


  • "Context-adaptive Modelling and Inference". Alghero, Porto Conte Ricerche, July 14, 2011
  • "Data Quality Dependent Decision Making in Pattern Classification". Alghero, Porto Conte Ricerche, July 3, 2011
  • "Activities at Centre for Vision, Speech and Signal Processing (CVSSP)". Alghero, Porto Conte Ricerche, June 22, 2011
  • "Customizing biometric systems to a user". Alghero, Porto Conte Ricerche, June 8, 2011

Fausto Galli

Fausto Galli personal page


  • Galli Fausto e Paolini Dimitri, "Relative Age, and Performance". Mimeo, 2011

Metin Kozak

Metin Kozak personal page


  • "Consumers bargaining behavior" and "Tourists behavior constraints" : papers under preparation


  • "Destination Branding". Sassari, Department of Economics and Business, July 2012;
  • "Aspect of consumer behavior". Sassari, Department of Economics and Business, July 2012

Leila Risteli

Leila Risteli personal page

Series of seminars

  • "Proprietà intellettuale e trasferimento tecnologico nella partecipazione alla progettazione europea" :
  1. "European projects and technology transfer: FP7 opportunities; Capacities; How to build up a private-public partnership; Ending calls and opportunities of collaboration". Sassari, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, April 12, 2011
  2. "University policy in european projects; Scouting activity; Lectures in PhD courses; Results in the last 10 years, management and monitoring about FP preview program projects". Sassari, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, April 7, 2011
  3. "Technology transfer in Finland, Oulu University presentation and its main research sectors: ICT and wireless communication; Biotech and molecular medicine; Environment". Sassari, Chamber of Commerce, April 5, 2011

Francesco Ruscitti


  • Ruscitti Francesco, "On the boundary behavior of the excess demand function". Elsevier, Research in Economics, vol: 66; Issue: 04, December 2012, Pages 371-374
  • Impicciatore G, Ruscitti Francesco, "The Open Graph Theorem for Correspondences: A New Proof and Some Applications". Theoretical Economics Letters, 2012, Vol:02; Issue: 03; Start page: 270
  • Collaboration in the paper: Deidda Luca (UNISS) and Fattouh B., "Relationship Finance, Market Finance and Endogenous Business Cycles". With Bassam Fattouh, SOAS, Universty of London. Mimeo.


  • "On the boundary behavior of the excess demand function". Sassari, Department of Economis, December 16, 2010

Jose Julian Cao Alvira

Jose Cao Alvira information page


  • "Velocity volatility and inflation cross-frequency dynamics of cash-in-advance economies". University of Sassari, May 26, 2011

Barbara Hopkins

Barbara Hopkins personal page


  • Hopkins Barbara, Addis Elisabetta (UNISS): "Comparing the Italian and U.S. University System: an institutionalist approach". In course of publication.


  • "Engendering the Theory of Market Socialism: The 'Logic' of Market Incentives and Family Policy". Sassari, Department of Economics, March 6, 2011

Valerio Potì

Valerio Potì personal page


  • "Mispricing and Predictability in Currency Markets". Sassari, Department of Economics and Business, June 24, 2011

Mirco Tonin

Mirco Tonin personal page


  • "Minimum Wage and Tax Evasion: Theory and Evidence". Sassari, Department of Economics and Business, July 5, 2011

Eric Maskin

Eric Maskin personal page

Nobel Prize in 2007 for having laid the foundations of mechanism design theory, as well as for the contributions to the Game Theory.


  • Participation at the IV International Workshop "Institutions, individual behavior and economic outcomes", organized by the Department of Economics and Business of the University of Sassari and by the Economic Research Center North South (CreNoS) of the Universities of Sassari and Cagliari. Porto Conte Ricerche (Alghero, Sassari), June 23 - July 1, 2013
  • Lectio Magistralis "Elections and Strategic Voting: Condorcet and Borda". Porto Conte Ricerche (Alghero, Sassari), June 26, 2013

Geoffrey Crouch

Geoffrey Crouch personal page


  • Crouch Joffrey, Del Chiappa Giacomo (UNISS), "Associative meeting and convention site selection: an empirical analysis on the International meeting organizers". Undergoing research


  • "Tourism Consumer Choice Modelling". Sassari, Department of Economics, Business and Regulation (DEIR), October 26, 2010
  • "The Darwinian Origins of Tourism Consumer Behaviour". Sassari, Department of Economics, Business and Regulation (DEIR), October 25, 2010

Jafar Jafari


  • Kazeminia, A., Del Chiappa, G. Jafari, J., "Seniors' Travel Constraints and their Coping Strategies",Journal of Travel Research, doi:10.1177/0047287513506290
  • Khalilzadeh, J., Del Chiappa, G., Jafari, J. and Zargham, H., "Methodological Approaches to Job Satisfaction Measurement in Hospitality Firms", International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 25(6), pp. 865-882


  • "Heritage Tourism: Community-Based Development", Olbia, 16 September 2011
  • "Research and Publishing", DEIR, Sassari, 19 September 2011
  • "Tourism Sustainability Begins with Human Resources Development" Olbia, 22 September 2011

Alice Reid

Alice Reid personal page


  • "Infant Mortality, housing and the local environment in early 20th Century Belfast", Department of Economics and Business, September, 2012