Prof. Enrico Santarelli

Sommersemester 2016:
Der neue Gastprofessor Enrico Santarelli



Enrico Santarelli (1957) after receiving a Laurea in Political Sciences from University of Macerata (Italy) completed his graduate studies at University of Sussex where he defended a D.Phil. dissertation on “Finance and Technological Change”. He started his academic career in 1987, as a Research Fellow at the University of Teramo (Italy). In 2000 he was appointed as a Full Professor of Economics at the University of Bologna, where he had served as a Associate Professor since 1992. From 2003 to 2009 Santarelli was also Research Professor at the Max Planck Institute of Economics (Entrepreneurship, Growth and Public Policy Group) in Jena (Germany). In 2010 he served as Senior scientist (GH40) at the Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (JRC-IPTS) of the European Commission. Besides, he has been a Visiting professor in several universities across the globe, including Stanford, Berkeley, Erasmus of Rotterdam, Sussex and Maastricht. He is Associate editor of Small Business Economics, Review editor of the Journal of Business Venturing, and a member of the Editorial board of the Journal of Entrepreneurial and Organizational Diversity and the Eurasian Business Review. He was a member of the Executive Committee of the European Association for Research in Industrial Economics from 2004 to 2010. His main research line is the economic analysis of entrepreneurship, firm growth and innovation. Santarelli is also active in applied econometrics, labor and development economics, the evaluation of public policies.

He published in a wide range of journals indexed in Thomson Reuters Web of Knowledge, including the International Journal of Industrial Organization, Research Policy, Regional Studies, Small Business Economics, Applied Economics, Industry and Innovation, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Journal of Technology Transfer, Industrial and Corporate Change, International Small Business Journal, Southern Economic Journal, Review of Industrial Organization, Scientometrics, History of Political Economy, Empirical Economics, Growth and Change.