Andrea Mantovani

Date and place of birth: 17 November 1976, Ferrara (Italy)
Address: c/o Department of Economics, Strada Maggiore 45, 40125-Bologna (Italy)
Telephone: +39 051 2092602
Telefax: +39 051 2092664


Current Position

Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Bologna

Adjoint Professor, MIEX Master in International Management, University of Bologna

Affiliated Researcher, Barcelona Institute of Economics (IEB), University of Barcelona

Fellow, Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis


Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Bologna, 2005-2011

Research Fellow, Department of Economics, University of Bologna, under the project "Analysis of economics dynamics: macroeconomic and microeconomic aspects", until September 2005

PhD in Quantitative Economics from the European Doctoral Program, CORE, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics, Université Catholique de Louvain, March 2005

PhD in Economics, University of Bologna, June 2003

Master of Arts in Economics, with great distinction, Université Catholique de Louvain, September 2001

Laurea, summa cum laude, Faculty of Science and Politics, Department of Economics, University of Bologna, February 2000


Visiting Appointments


March 2013: Professeur Invité, Université Pantheon-Assas Paris II

May 2012: Professeur Invité, Université Pantheon-Assas Paris II

February 2012: Visiting Researcher, The Barcelona Institute of Economics (IEB)

March 2011 – July 2011: Visiting Scholar, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

February 2011: Professeur Invité, Université Pantheon-Assas Paris II

January 2011: Visiting Researcher, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

February 2008 – September 2008: Profesor Asociado, Departament d’Economia i d’Historia Economica, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

March 2007 – July 2007: Visiting Professor at ESCI (Escola Superior de Comerç Internacional), Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona (Spain)

February 2005 - June 2005: Visiting Research Fellow at IESE Business School, Universidad de Navarra, Barcelona (Spain)

September 2003 - July 2004: Visiting EDP Student at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona (Spain)

September 1997 - July 1998: Erasmus Student at the Department of Economics, University of Bristol (UK)

Research Activity/Interests

Industrial Organization, Game Theory, Economics of Innovation, Competition Policy and Regulation, International Economics, Environmental Economics, Business Economics.

Teaching Experience

University of Bologna, School of Economics, Management, and Statistics

Industrial Economics, 2011 - present (in Italian); Microeconomics, 2007- present (in Italian), and 2014 – present, at the Buenos Aires Campus (in English); Macroeconomics, 2005-2007 (in Italian) 

University of Bologna, MIEX Master in International Management

International Economics, 2011 - present (in English); Industrial Economics, 2011 – present (in English)

ICN Business School, Nancy, Bachelor program's annual International Business Seminars

Game Theory for Economics and Business, 2012, 2013, and 2014 (in English); Industrial Economics and Competition Policy, 2014 (in English); International Trade, 2012 and 2013 (in English).

Universitas Pelita Harapan, Jakarta - Peking University, Dual Degree Executive MBA Program

International Business Economics, 2014  (in English).

INSEEC Business School, Paris-Bordeaux, INSEEC’s International Academic Seminars

Game Theory for Economics and Business, 2014 (in English); International Trade, 2014 (in English).

Fondazione Alma Mater, Corso di Alta Formazione

The Economics of Public Utility Regulation, 2007 – 2013 (in Italian)

University of Bologna, in association with Ce.U.B., course in “Governance and Development of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)”.

International Trade, 2012 (in English); Commerce International, 2013 (in French)

University of Bologna, Faculty of Economics, Forlì Campus

Game Theory and Negotiations, 2007 – 2011 (in English)

James Madison University Programs in Florence, Master in Political Science

EU Common Market and Competition Policy, 2009 - 2010 (in English)

ESCI - Universitat Pompeu Fabra

International Economics, 2006-2007 and 2009-2010 (in English); Doing Business in Europe, 2007-2009 (in English)

Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

Advanced Macroeconomics II,  spring 2008 (in Spanish)

University of Perugia, Terni Campus, master MEMA-MAEM

Market Economy and Democratic Pluralism, summer 2006 (in English and French).

University of Bologna, Forlì Campus, master GPIE, 2001-2003.

Introduction to Macroeconomics and Economic Policies, 2001-2002 (in English); EU Industrial Policies, 2002-2003 (in English).

University of Bologna, Faculty of Science and Politics, Forlì Campus

TA in Microeconomics, 2000-2003 (in Italian)

Other Activities

Co-organizer of the 54th Meeting of the Italian Economic Association, (SIE) October 2013, Bologna

Erasmus Coordinator, Faculty of Science and Politics, University of Bologna.

Representative of the Department of Economics, University of Bologna



2011: NET Institute Grant

2011: COST Grant

2005: Borsa Marco Polo

2003-2004: CORE Research Grant

2002-2003: EDNET Fellowship

2000-2001: Borsa di Studio Einaudi

Conferences, Workshops and invited Lectures


September 2014,  Barcelona  Graduate  School  of  Economics,  XXIX  Jornadas  de  Economía Industrial.

September 2014, Bocconi University, Milan, 41st EARIE Conference.

July 2014, University of Warsaw, Warsaw International Economic Meeting.

March 2014, ICN Business School, Nancy, 2nd IBS Research Forum.

February 2014, Università degli Studi di Pavia, VI° Workshop NERI.

November 2013, Vienna Institute of Demography, 5th Viennese Vintage Workshop.

November 2013, 5th Annual UECE Lisbon Meetings: Game Theory and Applications.

October 2013, Bologna, 54th SIE (Società Italiana degli Economisti) Annual Conference

June 2013, St. Petersburg, Russia, Seventh International Conferenceon Game Theory and Management.

June 2013, Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago, Sixth Annual Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

May 2013, IIASA, Laxenburg, Economic Growth Meeting.

November 2012, Banco de Santander, Madrid, XXV Moneda y Crédito Symposium

September 2012, Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata,  39th EARIE Conference

June 2012, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, Public Economic Theory 13th Annual Conference

March 2012, George Mason School of Law in Arlington, Virginia, The 10th Annual IIOC  
February 2012, Università di Torino – Facoltà di Economia, Workshop NERI

September 2011, Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm School of Economics,  38th EARIE Conference

July 2011, Melbourne, IFORS Triennial Conference

December 2010, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, XXXV Simposio de Análisis Económico

September 2010, Sabanci University, Istanbul, 37th EARIE Conference

July 2010, Nea Kydonia in Chania (Crete), Fifth Annual CRESSE

May 2010, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, The 8th Annual IIOC

November 2009, 1st Annual UECE Lisbon Meetings: Game Theory and Applications

September 2009, Faculty of Economics, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, 11th ETSG Conference

September 2009, Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana, 36th EARIE Conference

May 2009, HEC Montr éal, Third Workshop on Game Theory in Marketing

April 2009, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachussets, The 7th Annual IIOC

September 2008, Université Toulouse 1, 35th EARIE Conference

July 2008, Seoul, Korea, 17th IFAC World Congress

May 2008, Marymount University, Arlington, Virginia, The 6th Annual IIOC

September 2007, Athens University of Economics and Business, 9th ETSG Conference

September 2007, Universitat de València, 34th EARIE Conference

February 2007, International Forum Bosnia, Sarajevo, lecture on "Industrial Policy in the European Union: an overview"

September 2006, Universität Wien, 8th ETSG Conference

July 2006, INRIA, Sophia Antipolis, 12th International Symposium on Dynamic Games and Applications

April 2006, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachussets, The 4th Annual IIOC

December 2005, Facultad de Economia y Empresa, Universidad de Murcia, XXX Simposio de Análisis Económico

September 2005, Faculty of Economics, University of Ferrara, Institute Research Workshop

September 2005, Facultade de Economia da Universidade do Porto, 32nd EARIE Conference

July 2005, Honolulu, Hawaii, IFORS Triennal Conference

November 2004, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, ASSET Annual Meeting

September 2004, Charles University in Prague, 2nd Jean Monnet Workshop

September 2004, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, 31st EARIE Conference

April 2004, Department of Economics, Warsaw University, IXth SMYE Conference

September 2003, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, 5th ETSG Conference

August 2003, Helsinki School of Economics, 30th EARIE Conference

April 2003, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, VIIIth SMYE Conference


Invited Seminars

University of Bologna; CORE, Université Catholique de Louvain; London School of Economics;  Universitat Pompeu Fabra; IESE Business School, Barcelona; Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona; Universitat de Alicante; Universitat de Barcelona; Katholieke Universiteit Leuven; Université Pantheon-Assas Paris II; Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University; International School of Economics (ISET), Tbilisi/Georgia; Universidad de San Andrés, Buenos Aires; Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Buenos Aires; Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile; Universidad de Buenos Aires.

Refereeing Activity

Automatica, Dynamic Games and Applications, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Games and Economic Behavior, Health Economics, International Economic Review, International Game Theory Review, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Economics, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Journal of Industrial Economics, Management Science, Managerial and Decision Economics, Manchester School, Rivista di Politica Economica, Rivista Italiana di Politiche Pubbliche, Southern Economic Journal, TOP.


Languages and Computational Skills


Computer Literate: