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[Photo: Gianmarco OTTAVIANO] Professor Gianmarco OTTAVIANO
Programme Director - Globalisation
Tel:  0207 955 6856
Email: G.I.Ottaviano@lse.ac.uk
Room/Desk: 32L 2.27A  

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Expertise: foreign direct investment; international trade; multinationals; immigration

Biography:

Gianmarco I.P. Ottaviano is Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science, Honorary Professor of Economics ("studioso di chiara fama") at the University of Bologna, Director of the Globalization Programme at the Centre for Economic Performance London, research fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research London, research fellow of the Center for Financial Studies Frankfurt and non-resident senior fellow of Bruegel Brussels. He received his BA in Economics at Bocconi University Milan, his M.Sc. in Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and his Ph.D. in Economics at the Université Catholique de Louvain. He is the co-author of many works in international trade, urban economics and economic geography. His recent publications focus on the competitiveness of firms in the global economy as well as the economic effects of immigration and offshoring on employment and wages. He is co-editor of the Journal of Regional Science and associate editor of the Journal of the European Economic Association, the Journal of Economic Geography, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Spatial Economic Analysis.

Current Areas of Research:

I am interested in all aspects of international competition with a special focus on manufacturing and services. I am also interested in the economic effects of immigration on countries, regions and cities. My recent writings present analyses based on evidence extracted from firm-level and worker-level data sets.

Education:

  • BA in Economics at Bocconi University Milan
  • M.Sc. in Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Ph.D. in Economics at the Université Catholique de Louvain

Selected Publications:

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