Full Professor, University of Ferrara

Who is

Who is

Massimiliano Mazzanti is full Professor in Economic policy, University of Ferrara, at the Department of Economics & Management, where he is lecturer in Macroeconomics; Environmental economics and policy, Ecological Economics. He has directed the inter university centre SEEDS since the foundation in 2012. He also directs the new CERCIS Research centre on the Circular Economy, Innovation and SMEs

He graduated at the University of Bologna then he continued the education with Msc in Environmental & Natural Resources Economics at the Department of Economics, UCL London, and PhD. in Economics at the University of Rome Tre. Main Research competences revolve around applied environmental economics and policy issues such as: sustainable development, environment and trade, climate change policies, environmental innovation, environmental policy design and assessment, environmental fiscal reforms, waste management and policy, economic valuation of the environment, beyond GDP - green accounting issues.

The publication record witnesses more than 100 papers in peer reviewed international journals, six books as co-editor published with Routledge and Springer, and many other contributions in books and reports. Regarding Journals, he has published extensively in high ranked journals such as Research Policy, Ecological Economics, Resource and Energy Economics, Environmental & Resource economics, Journal of Environmental Planning and management, Applied Economics. Many contributions have found space in inter and multi disciplinary journals such as Environmental science and policy, Environmental sciences, Economics and Industrial Democracy, the Journal of environment and development, among others. Google H index is 44, with 6964 citations, Scopus H is 30, with 2664 citations. He is within the top 3% of Italian and European scholars in REPEC and within top 5% over 15 REPEC indicators.

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