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Francesco Ferrante (1961) is Full Professor of Economics. He holds a B.A and a Phd in Economics (York University, UK). Ferrante’s recent research interests include the effects of university inputs and university organization on students achievement and graduates employability; the impact of education and social programs on the labor market; labor market institutions and macroeconomic performance; education and subjective well being; the role education in entrepreneurship and growth. For several years, he has held the position of chair of B.A and Master programs in Economics. Since 2013 he holds the position of scientific director of Imprendilab, a University laboratory aiming to support graduates’ entrepreneurship.

(fferrante@luiss.it; frafer61@gmail.com)

VISITING POSITIONS

1996 – Department of Economics, Duke University.

1999 – Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles.

2000 – Department of Economics, University of  California, Los Angeles.

2007 – Department of Economics, University of York.

2008 – Blank Center for Entrepreneurship, Babson College.

2012 – University of Hanoi (Vietnam).

TEACHING: Microeconomics, macroeconomics, labour and personnel economics, entrepreneurship economics, economics of education, political economy of development, public economics.

REFEREE FORApplied economics, European Economic Review, Ecological Economics, Environment and Development, Economia dei Servizi, Economic Modeling, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Socio-Economics, Journal of Happiness Studies, International Journal of Manpower, Oxford Economic Papers, Small Business Economics, Regional Economics.

MAIN APPOINTMENTS

 

MEDIA

FRANCESCO FERRANTE HAS RELEASED INTERVIEWS ON ISSUES REGARDING THE LABOUR MARKET AND HIGHER EDUCATION TO:

  • NATIONAL NEWSPAPERS (LA REPUBBLICA, IL CORRIERE DELLA SERA, IL SOLE 24ORE, IL GIORNALE)
  • NATIONAL TELEVISION NETWORKS (RAI 1 AND RAI 3)
  • NATIONAL RADIO BROADCASTING (GR1, GR2 AND GR3, RADIO24)
  • CHINESE NATIONAL TELEVISION (CCTV)
  • SWISS BROADCASTING CORPORATION

 

RECENT CONTRIBUTIONS

 YEAR  CONTRIBUTION
2016 (with R. Fini, A. Meoli,  M. Sobrero, S. Ghiselli). Students entrepreneurship: Demographics, Competences and Obstacles, Technical Report, AlmaLaurea, available at  SSRN.
2016 Ferrante F. Great expectations. The unintended consequences of educational choices. Social Indicators Research, forthcoming,  DOI: 10.1007/s11205-016-1268-7, Scopus: 2-s2.0-84958239868
2016 Ferrante F. Assessing Quality in Higher Education: Some Caveats.  Social Indicators Research, forthcoming.   (DOI: 10.1007/s11205-016-1267-8).  Scopus: 2-s2.0-84957643781
2015 Ferrante F. and Lievens R. Using an online labour market intermediary for the recruitment of graduates: The recruiter’s perspective on AlmaLaurea, The International Journal for Recording Achievement, Planning and Portfolios, n. 1.
2015 Ferrante F. Ghiselli S. Il futuro dei laureati figli della recessione, ITALIANI EUROPEI, vol. 5, 104-111.
2015 Cammelli A., Ferrante F. e Ghiselli F. I laureati e la recessione: siamo alla fine del tunnel? Statistica e Società, IV(2), 4-11.
2015 Ferrante F. e D’Orlando F., Modelli di regolazione sociale e precarietà esistenziale, in AA.VV, (a cura di) A. Oliverio, Rischi, paure e ricerca di certezze nella società contemporanea, Rubattino, ISBN 9788849843316.
2014 Entrepreneurship and innovation. The role played by graduates. AlmaLaurea WP n. 69. ISSN 2239-9453
2014 Ferrante F. e Federici D. Capitale umano imprenditoriale e ristrutturazione industriale, Economia dei servizi, n. 3, 233-257.
2011 De Bruin Anne, Ferrante F. Bounded Opportunity: A Knowledge-Based Approach to Opportunity Recognition and Development. ENTREPRENEURSHIP RESEARCH JOURNAL, vol. 11, p. 1-21, ISSN: 2157-5665. WOS:000209391500003
2011 F. D’Orlando, F. Ferrante, G. Ruiu. Culturally-based beliefs and labour market institutions, JOURNAL OF SOCIO-ECONOMICS, vol. 40, p. 150-162, ISSN: 1053-5357. DOI: 10.1016/j.socec.2010.12.010. Scopus: 2-s2.0-79953197565
2011 Cammelli A., Ferrante F, Ghiselli S. The Job Market for Teachers in Italy. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF EDUCATION, vol. 46, p. 489-508, ISSN: 0141-8211.   WOS:000297254800005