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The diffusion and embeddedness of innovative activities in China

2018 Journal Article | Climate

Author(s): FRATTINI Federico, NICOLLI Francesco, PRODI Giorgio

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China’s unprecedented growth largely results from industrial development having critically sustained the country’s economic transition after 1978. As common to the developmental context, catching-up capabilities […]

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The Signaling Effect of Gasoline Taxes and its Distributional Implications

2018 Journal Article | Climate

Author(s): TIEZZI Silvia, VERDE Stefano

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This paper proposes and tests a better-defined interpretation of the different responses of gasoline demand to tax changes and to market-related price changes. Namely, the […]

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Climate Change Mitigation

2018 BOOK chapter | Climate

Author(s): ALLOISIO Isabella, BORGHESI Simone

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Chapter in: Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Climate Action Climate Change Mitigation refers to actions to reduce or prevent emissions of greenhouse gases […]

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Household Waste Management. Some Insights from Behavioural Economics

2018 BOOK | Climate

Author(s): GILLI Marianna, MANCINELLI Susanna, NICOLLI Francesco

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This book surveys existing literature from both waste management and behavioural sciences to offer a complete overview of how economic agents relate to a central […]

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Behavioural Attitude towards Waste Prevention and Recycling

2018 Journal Article | Climate

Author(s): FARINELLI Paola, GILLI Marianna, NICOLLI Francesco

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This paper investigates empirically the relationship between individual motivations and recycling and minimisation behaviours. Exploiting an original survey of 618 Italian households, we conducted a […]

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Outward Foreign Direct Investments Patterns of Italian Firms in the EU ETS

2018 Journal Article | Climate

Author(s): BORGHESI Simone, FRANCO Chiara, MARIN Giovanni

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We consider the role played by the EU Emission Trading System (EU ETS) as a possible driver of outward Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) for Italian […]

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The Dynamics of Foreign Direct Investment Investments in Land and Pollution Accumulation

2018 Journal Article | Climate

Author(s): BORGHESI Simone, GIOVANNETTI Giorgia, IANNUCCI Gianluca, RUSSU Paolo

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Following the recent increase of foreign direct investments in land, this paper studies their possible effects on the development of a local economy. To this […]

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How do People Choose their Commuting Mode? An Evolutionary Approach to Travel Choices

2018 Journal Article | Climate

Author(s): BORGHESI Simone, CALASTRI Chiara, FAGIOLO Giorgio

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A considerable amount of studies in the transport literature is aimed at understanding the behavioural processes underlying travel choices, like mode and destination choices. In […]

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Illegal waste disposal: Enforcement actions and decentralized environmental policy

2017 Journal Article | Climate

Author(s): D’ AMATO, Alessio, MAZZANTI Massimiliano, NICOLLI Francesco, ZOLI Mariangela

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Environmental non-compliance is affected by the decentralized shaping of environmental policy by local governments and enforcement actions by public bodies. Illegal waste disposal is examined […]

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State Restructuring and Subnational Innovation Spaces across Chinese Prefectures

2017 Journal Article | Climate

Author(s): FRATTINI Federico, NICOLLI Francesco, PRODI Giorgio

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This paper maps the emergence of ‘subnational innovation spaces’ in China as they result from the interaction between state restructuring and the diffusion of innovative […]

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