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Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

Tenured full professors | Industrial economics, political economy

Federico Boffa

+39 0474 013647

BK A1.06
Faculty of Economics and Management
Universitätsplatz 1 - Piazzetta dell'Università, 1

Short bio

I obtained my Ph.D. from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. My main research interests are in political economics, energy economics and industrial organization.


Business economics

30116 · SECS-P/06 · Tourism, Sport & Event Management (L-18) · IT

Economics of Digital Markets

76403 · SECS-P/06 · Informatics and Management (L-31) · EN

Industrial Economics

25444B · SECS-P/06 · Master Accounting and Finance (LM-77) · EN

Innovation Economics

27234B · SECS-P/06 · Master Entrepreneurship and Innovation (LM-77) · EN

Paper Writing, Publication and Review Process

29023 · PhD Management and Economics · EN

Principles of Economics

29020 · PhD Management and Economics · EN

Main Research Areas

My three current main research projects involve the economic analysis of the transition to driverless cars; the analysis of populism; the impact of pollution permits on electricity generators' strategies.


Recent Publications:

Political Centralization and Government Accountability. 2016. Quarterly Journal of Economics, with Amedeo Piolatto and Giacomo Ponzetto.
Patenting Patterns in the Tourism Industry: Evidence from Italy. 2018. International Journal of Tourism Research, with Marianna Succurro.
Investment in Renewables under Uncertainty: Fitting a Feed-in Scheme into ETS. 2016. Energy Journal, with Stefano Clò and Alessio D’Amato.