Grants 2012

The 2012 grants for research projects have been awarded to:

Principal Investigator: William ADDESSI (Università degli Studi di Sassari)
Project title: “Relative preference and productivity shifts and sectoral dynamics
Team members: Federico Sallusti (ISTAT)

Principal Investigator: Marianna BELLOC (Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”)
Project title: “Persistent religious beliefs and institutional change: historical evidence from natural experiments
Team members: Francesco Drago (Università degli Studi di Napoli, Federico II), Roberto Galbiati (CNRS-OSC and Sciences-Po)

Principal Investigator: Leonardo BONCINELLI (Università di Pisa)
Project title: “Persuasion with elaboration costs
Team members: Ennio Bilancini (Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia)

Principal Investigator: Paolo BUONANNO (Università degli Studi di Bergamo)
Project title: “Mafia and voting behaviour: theoretical and empirical insights from Sicilian elections
Team members: Giovanni Prarolo and Paolo Vanin (Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna)

Principal Investigator: Marina DI GIACOMO (Università degli Studi di Torino)
Project title: “Taxation, capital structure and the growth of new firms
Team members: Marco Da Rin (Tilburg University), Alessandro Sembenelli (Collegio Carlo Alberto)

Principal Investigator: Loriana PELIZZON (Università “Ca’ Foscari” di Venezia)
Project title: “The microstructure of the Euro-zone crisis: a study of the European sovereign bond market
Team members: Davide Tomio (Copenhagen Business School), Jun Uno (Waseda University), Marti G. Subrahmanyam (New York University)

Principal Investigator: Paolo PINOTTI (Università Bocconi)
Project title: “The political consequences of organized crime: theory and empirical evidence
Team members: Salvatore Piccolo (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano)

Principal Investigator: Matteo PLONER (Università degli Studi di Trento)
Project title: “The role of legitimate beliefs in guilt aversion: an experiment
Team members: Riccardo Ghidoni (Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna)