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Competitive Advantage in the Digital Economy Vacation School Speakers - Giuliana Battisti

Giuliana Battisti (Warwick Business School)

Giuliana joined Warwick Business School in September 2012 from the University of Nottingham where she was a Professor and the research director of the Economics and Finance division at the Nottingham University Business School.

Her main research interests concern applied economics and econometrics. She is particularly interested in the generation (R&D and patents) and the diffusion of innovations such as new technologies, green products, management practices and services.

She studied statistics and economics at the University of Bologna (Ba), the London School of Economics (MSc) and Warwick University (PhD). She held teaching and research positions in the UK and abroad including Williams College (Massachusetts, USA) and Politecnico of Milano (Managerial Engineering).

Giuliana is a trustee member of the Council of the Royal Statistical Society; the co-chair of the British Network of Industrial Economists; a fellow of the Advanced Institute of Management; a member and former chair of the Business and Industry section as well as a member of the local Royal Statistical Society group.

Giuliana has been awarded a two-year mid-career AIM fellowship and over 10 research projects, five of them sponsored by the ESRC and the EPSRC.

She has been advising and doing research for governments and private organisations such as the UK Business Innovation and Skills department, the ONS, the Department for Education, NESTA, EUROSTAT, the European Commission, the JRC-Institute of Perspective Technological Studies and the Research Institute on Financial Structures and Economic Development (ISFSE).

Giuliana is the WBS Assistant Dean of the Doctoral Programme.