Seminars by MORE@DIAG 

Management, Operations Research, and Economics



Topics: Seminars on Continuous and Combinatorial Optimization, Industrial Organization and Management, Economics, and even MORE


Local Organizers: Cinzia Daraio, Marco Marini, Laura Palagi


Next seminars at MORE@DIAG

Wednesday, 5 July 2017, Aula Magna, DIAG, 11:30-12:30, Francesco Lissoni: "Patent data: Where do they come from? What are they good for?"; 12:30-13:30:

 Gianluca Tarasconi: "The wealth of PatStat: Document tracking in the Worldwide Patent Statistical Database" 


Tuesday, July 4, 2017, Room A5, DIAG, Via Ariosto 25,  3:00 pm – 3:40 pm, "Measuring The Efficiency Of Italian Airports: How To Counter 

Unexpected Shocks", Graziella Bonanno, Sapienza Università di Roma; 3:40 pm – 4:20 pm, "Transition Towards a Green Economy in Europe: Innovation and 

Knowledge Integration in the Renewable Energy Sector", Chiara Conti, Sapienza Università di Roma;  4:20 pm – 5:00 pm, "The internationalization of State Owned 

Enterprises and the moderating role of varieties of capitalism", Riccardo Marzano, Politecnico di Milano


Recent Seminars at MORE@DIAG:

Monday 8 May 2017, Giliberto Capano, Scuola Normale Superiore, Institute for Humanities and Social Science, 

Florence, "Governance regimes, performance dimensions and codification".

Thursday 27 April 2017,  Patrick Llerena, Strasbourg University: “Science policy as a prerequisite of industrial policy”,  

Monday 10 April 2017 h. 11:00 Aula Magna, DIAG, Alessio Moneta, (Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna Pisa),  "Data-driven causal search: limits and possibilities".

Friday, 16 December 2016, h. 14:30 - Aula 4, Marcello Pericoli (Banca d'Italia), "Linear term structure of interest rates".

Wednesday, 11 May 201611:00-12:00 - Andrea Saltelli, "Sensitivity Auditing: theory, implementation and examples"DIAG Room B203

Wednesday, 13 April 201611:00-12:00 - Paul  W. Wilson (Professor of Economics and Computer Science Clemson University, USA) "The Evolution of Scale Economies in U.S. Banking", DIAG Room B203

10-11 November,  2015 - CHALLENGES OF BIG DATA FOR ECONOMIC MODELING AND MANAGEMENT: TOOLS FROM EFFICIENCY ANALYSIS, SENSITIVITY ANALYSIS, SENSITIVITY AUDITING AND PHYSICS OF COMPLEX SYSTEMS - 
Aula Magna DIAG, Final Program.

April 17, 2015 - Seminar: "Evidence based policy at a crossroad", by Andrea Saltelli, JRC European Commission, 10:00-11:00, aula A4.

June 12, 2015 - Paul W. Wilson, (Clemson University) : "Assessing Knowledge Production in US Universities", Aula Magna DIAG, 12:30-13:30.


February 20, 2015 - Workshop on  Efficiency, Effectiveness and Impact of Research and Innovation,  Aula Magna DIAG; see the program here


February 28, 2014 - Prof. Edoardo Marcucci, Università Roma Tre e CREI -  Urban Freight Transport Policies: Joint Accountof Non-linear AttributeEffects and DiscreteMixture Heterogeneity, Aula Magna DIAG, h. 15.00

February 12, 2014 - Prof. Adrian Lewis Cornell University - Identifiability, Nonconvexity, and Sparse Optimization Algorithms, Aula Magna DIAG, h. 11.3

October 29, 2013 -  Victor Podinovski, Professor, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, UK, Weight Restrictions and Production Trade-offs in Data Envelopment Analysis, h. 10:15-12:15 Aula A5


October 16, 2013 - Prof. Michele Nones, Direttore Area Sicurezza e Difesa, IAI - Il processo di integrazione del mercato europeo della difesa, Aula Magna DIAG, h. 14.30


September 19, 2013 - Gali Halevi, Senior Analyst and Program Director, Elsevier NY, An analysis of downloading practices in research institutions, Henk F. Moed, Professor of Research Assessment and Senior Scientific Advisor, Elsevier, Correlations between article downloads and citations, Cinzia Daraio, DIAG, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Comparing disciplinary profiles of research systems: methodology and perspectives, Aula Magna DIAG, h.12:15-14:00.


July 4, 2013 - Luiza Badin, Department of Applied Mathematics Bucharest University of Economic Studies,& Gh. Mihoc - C. Iacob Institute of Mathematical Statisticsand Applied Mathematics, Bucharest - CondEff: A Toolbox for Conditional Efficiency Measurement.. Aula Magna h.12.00.

July 4, 2013 - Giovanni Cesaroni, Dipartimento Sviluppo Economie Territoriali, Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri, Roma  A simple method for the determination of scale economies in non-paMonday 10 April 2017rametric models, Aula Magna h.12.45.

July 3, 2013 - Prof. Anming Zhang, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, Monopoly Price Discrimination when Markets are Interdependent, Aula Magna h.12.00.

June 25, 2013 - Chih-Jen Lin, National Taiwan University, Optimization Methods for large-scale linear classification, Room A4, h.10.00-11.00. slides

June 18, 2013 - Prof. Fazel Famili, National Research Council (NRC) of Canada and Professor at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science of the University of Ottawa, Analyzing Imbalanced Data in Life Sciences: Methods and Alternatives, Aula Magna DIAG, h.12.00 - 13.00.

May 10, 2013 - Maurizio Falcone, Dipartimento di Matematica, Univ. Sapienza - Sviluppi recenti nella approssimazione di problemi di controllo e giochi attraverso la programmazione dinamica, Aula A6, h. 12.00-13.00.

March 27, 2013 -- Vittorio Latorre, Canonical Duality Theory, Aula A6, h. 12.00-13.00

March 19, 2013 -- Leopold Simar, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium:- Efficiency Analysis: Recent developments and perspectives,


March 13, 2013 -- Roberto Lucchetti, Politecnico di Milano, Italy - Using Game Theory in molecular biology


March 1, 2013 - The Microeconomics and Management of Social Enterprises, Rafael Chaves, Univ. of Valencia, Spain - The Numbers of Social Enterprises in Europe, Marco A. Marini, DIAG, Sapienza - The Microeconomics of Non-profits Firms, Michael Kopel, Graz Univ., Austria, Governance and Compensation in Socially Concerned Firms.


December 20, 2012 - Emiliano Traversi, TU Dortmund - Germany: Separable non-convex underestimators for binary quadratic programming


December 3, 2012 - Erkki Somersalo, Case Western Reserve Department of Mathematics Cleveland, Hierarchical Bayesian Beanformers in Electroneurography, D. Calvetti, Case Western Reserve Department of Mathematics Cleveland Bayesian source separation in MEG


November 5, 2012 - Assessing Science and Technology - Benedetto Lepori, Faculty of Economics, University of Lugano Competition for talent. Country and university-level effects in the internationalization of European universities


September 26, 2012 - Claudia Loebbecke - University of Cologne - Germany An IT Trend Reshuffling the Economics and Strategies of the Book Industry


September 19, 2012: Assessing Science and Technology

Henk F. Moed, Senior scientific Advisor, Elsevier: Potentialities of integrating various data sources in bibliometric research

Andrea Bonaccorsi, University of Pisa: "Economies of scale and scope in European universities"

Cinzia Daraio DIAG, Sapienza University: "Does an empirical law to compare the performance of Social Sciences and Humanities exist?"


May 25, 2012 - Christoph Buchheim - TU Dortmund - Germany Dual Bounds from Nonconvex Relaxations of Discrete Quadratic Optimization Problems (slides in pdf), Francisco Facchinei - DIAG Sapienza - Distributed algorithms for the solution of (generalized) Nash equilibrium problems


May 18, 2012 - Sergio Currarini - University of Bristol and Univ. Ca Foscari Venice - Risky Behaviour in Social Network: Externalities, Altruism and Peer Effects