Research Fellow, Turin University

Who is

Who is

Ph.D in Economics of production and development University of Insubria
MSc of Science Urban and Rural Planning in Developing Countries IUAV Venice
MSc in Political Science University of Milan

Current and previous positions
Research fellow at OEET Osservatorio sulle Economie Emergenti Torino
Research fellow at University of Pavia
Research fellow at University of Insubria
Development consultant

Research interests
Economic development, Africa, water supply economics, public-private partnerships

Selected publications


Savin, I., Marson, M. and Sutormina, M., 2020. "How different aid flows affect different trade flows: Evidence from Africa and its largest donors." Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, 55, pp.119-136.

Marson M, Maggi E 2017 “Light Public-Private partnerships in the water supply sector: Malawi and other case studies from Sub-Saharan Africa”, Development Policy Review, DOI: 10.1111/dpr.12228

Marson M, Van Dijk MP 2016 “Does the Zambian water sector regulator regulation have pro-poor tools and outcomes?” International Journal of Water, Vol. 10, Nos. 2/3, 2016 DOI: 10.1504/IJW.2016.075573

Marson M, Savin I 2015 “Ensuring sustainable access to drinking water in Sub Saharan Africa: Conflict between financial and social objectives”, World Development Vol 76, pp 26-39, 2015. DOI: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2015.06.002

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