Emanuele Tarantino


Professor of Economics


Department of Economics and Finance

Viale Romania, 32

00197 Rome (Italy)

Research Affiliate


Via Sallustiana, 62

00187 Rome (Italy)





Price Commitments in Standard Setting under Asymmetric Information, with Jan Boone and Florian Schuett 

Journal of Industrial Economics

M&A Advisory and the Merger Review Process, with Michele Bisceglia and Salvatore Piccolo 

International Journal of Industrial Orgnization

Cheap Trade Credit and Competition in Downstream Markets, with Mariassunta Giannetti and Nicolas Serrano-Velarde 

Journal of Political Economy, (2021) 129(6), 1744-1796

The Effects of Horizontal Mergers, when Firms Compete in Prices and Investments, with Massimo Motta 

International Journal of Industrial Organization, (2021) 78

Patent Pools, Vertical Integration, and Downstream Competition, with Markus Reisinger 

RAND Journal of Economics, (2019) 50(1), 168-200

Lending Standards over the Cycle, with Giacomo Rodano and Nicolas Serrano-Velarde 

Review of Financial Studies, (2018) 31(8), 2943-2982 

Bankruptcy Law and Bank Financing, with Giacomo Rodano and Nicolas Serrano-Velarde 

Journal of Financial Economics, (2016) 120(2), 363-382 

Sovereign Debt and Reserves with Liquidity and Productivity Crises, with Flavia Corneli 

Journal of International Money and Finance, (2016) 65, 166-194

Vertical Integration, Foreclosure, and Productive Efficiency, with Markus Reisinger

RAND Journal of Economics, (2015) 46(3), 461-470

The Value of Transparency in Multidivisional Firms, with Salvatore Piccolo and Giovanni Ursino

International Journal of Industrial Organization, (2015) 41, 9-18.

Conversation with Secrets, with Bernhard Ganglmair 

RAND Journal of Economics, (2014) 45(2), 273-302

Licensing Policy and Technology Adoption in Standard Setting 

Economic Inquiry, (2014) 53(1), 604-623

Bankruptcy Law and Corporate Investment Decisions 

Journal of Banking & Finance, (2013) 37(7), 2490-2500

A Simple Model of Vertical Search Engines Foreclosure 

Telecommunications Policy, (2013) 37(1), 1-12

A Note on Vertical Search Engines Foreclosure 

In Recent advances in the analysis of competition policy and regulation, edited by J. Harrington and Y. Katsoulacos, E. Elgar (2012)

Working Papers

The Impact of Alternative Forms of Bank Consolidation on Credit Supply and Financial Stability, with Sergio Mayordomo and Nicola Pavanini. Revise and Resubmit, Review of Financial Studies

Representation is Insufficient For Selecting Gender Diversity, with Justus Baron, Bernhard Ganglmair, Nicola Persico and Tim Simcoe. Revise and Resubmit, Research Policy

Learning when to Quit: An Empirical Model of Experimentation in Standards Development, with Bernhard Ganglmair and Tim Simcoe. 

Credit Conditions when Lenders are Commonly Owned, with Mattia Colombo and Laura Grigolon. 

Shelving or Developing? Optimal Merger Policy with Potential Competitors, with Chiara Fumagalli and Massimo Motta.

Identification of Search Models with Social Information, with Niccolò Lomys.

Work in Progress

Algorithmic Trading and the Demand of Financial Assets, with Federico Carlini, Ivan Gufler and Francesco Sangiorgi.

Wage Determination with Oligopsony Power, with Pietro Reichlin