Dr. Fabiana Visentin

Assistant Professor

Fabiana Visentin received her Ph.D. degree in Economics and Organisation from the Advanced School of Economics of Ca’ Foscari University in Venice, Italy. She was a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Lugano, Lugano, Switzerland, and at the Goizueta Business School, Atlanta, USA.  Before joining UNU-MERIT and Maastricht University, she worked as Senior Research Fellow at the Chair of Economics and Management of Innovation at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), in Switzerland. Her research interests focus on the microeconomics of innovation and on the economics of science area. In these topics, her contributions have appeared in the American Sociological Review, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Research Policy, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management and PlosOne.

Full CV (pdf)




Selected publications by Fabiana Visentin


Articles (journal, professional, popular)
Ayoubi, Charles, M. Pezzoni & Fabiana Visentin, 2018, The important thing is not to win, it is to take part: What if scientists benefit from participating in research grant competitions?, Research Policy, In press, More information
Ayoubi, Charles, M. Pezzoni & Fabiana Visentin, 2017, At the Origins of Learning: Absorbing Knowledge Flows from Within the Team, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 134: 374-387
Baruffaldi, Stefano, Fabiana Visentin & Annamaria Conti, 2016, The Productivity of Science & Engineering PhD Students Hired from Supervisors’ Networks, Research Policy, 45(4): 785-796
Conti, Annamaria & Fabiana Visentin, 2015, A Revealed Preference Analysis of PhD Students’ Choices Over Employment Outcomes, Research Policy, 44(10): 1931-1947
Conti, Annamaria & Fabiana Visentin, 2015, Science and Engineering Ph.D. Students’ Career Outcomes, by Gender, PlosOne, 10(8): e0133177
Negro, Giacomo, Fabiana Visentin & Anand Swaminathan, 2014, Resource Partitioning and the Organizational Dynamics of ‘Fringe Banking’, American Sociological Review, 79(4): 680-704
Muñoz, Viviana, Fabiana Visentin, Dominique Foray & Patrick Gaulé, 2014, Can Medical Products be Developed on a Non-profit Basis? Exploring Product Development Partnership for Neglected Diseases, Science and Public Policy(August 24): 1-24
Conti, Annamaria, Olgert Denas & Fabiana Visentin, 2014, Knowledge Specialization in PhD Student Groups, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 61(1): 52-67


Conference contributions
Baruffaldi, Stefano, Marianna Marino & Fabiana Visentin, 2017, International Mobility and Research Careers: Evidence from a Mobility Grant Program, In Guclu Atinc (Ed.),. Paper included in the Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, Technology and Innovation Management Division, August 2017


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