Giancarlo Spagnolo

Hello visitor, welcome to my homepage! I am a Professor of Economics at SITE-Stockholm School of Economics & (on leave from) the University of Rome "Tor Vergata". I am also a Non-Resident Fellow of EIEF, and a and a Research Fellow of CEPR and MaCCI

A cool new e-book: Procurement in Focus: Rules, Discretion, and Emergencies; also read the Vox column
Another cool book: Handbook of Procurement, also in Russian :-)

New/freshly revised papers
Cartels and Bribes, with R. Burguet and E. Iossa
Prostitution and Violence: Evidence from Sweden. with M. Berlin, G. Immordino, F. Russo
Relational Contracts, Competition and Collusion ,with G. Calzolari
Relational Contracts, Competition and Innovation: Theory and Evidence from German Car Manufacturers with G. Calzolari, L. Felli, J. Koenen, K.O. Stahl
Past Performance and Procurement Outcomes with F. Decarolis and R. Pacini
Memory and Markets with S. Kovbasyuk, under revision for the Review of Economic Studies
Relative Performance Evaluation, Sabotage and Collusion, with M. Bloomfield and C. Marvao

Recent Publications - google scholar citations page here

Certification, Reputation and Entry: an Empirical Analysis, with M. Saeedi, S. Tadelis and Hui,
NBER Working Paper No. 24916, forthcoming in to the American Economic Journal – Microeconomics.
Whistleblower Rewards, False Reports, and Corporate Fraud (W.P Version) with P. Buccirossi and G. Immordino,
forthcoming in the European Journal of Law and Economics.
Buyers' Role in Innovation Procurement (W. P. Version ) with F. Decarolis, G. de Rassenfosse, L. M. Giuffrida, E. Iossa, V. Mollisi, E. Raiteri,
forthcoming in the Journal of Economics and Management Strategies
Myths and Numbers on Whistleblower Rewards, (W.P.Version) with T. Nyrerod, in Regulation and Governance, 2021, 15 (1): 82-97
The Impacts of Stricter Merger Legislation on Bank Mergers and Acquisitions: Too-Big-To-Fail and Competition, (W.P. Version)
with E. Carletti, S. Ongena and J.P. Siedlarek, in the Journal of Financial Intermediation, vol 46, 2021
Leniency and Damages: Where is the Conflict? (W.P. Version) with P. Buccirossi, C. Marvâo,
in the
Journal of Legal Studies, 49(2),2020, 335-379
Past Performance and Entry in Procurement: an Experimental Investigation, (W.P. Version) with J. Butler, E. Carbone and P. Conzo,
in the
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organizations, 2020, 173: 179-195”
Bureaucratic Competence and Procurement Outcomes, (W.P. Version) with F. Decarolis, L. Giuffrida, E. Iossa, V. Mollisi,
in the
Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, 36(3), 2020,537-597.
Motivating Whistleblowers (W.P.Version) with J. Butler and D. Serra, in Management Science, 2020, 66 (2): 503-1004
Frequency of Interaction, Communication and Collusion: An Experiment (W.P, Version) with M. Bigoni and J. Potter’s,
Economic Theory 2018, 120(3): 826-858
Court Efficiency and Procurement Performance (W.P.Version) with D. Coviello, L. Moretti and P. Valbonesi,
in the
Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2018, 120 (3): 826-858
The Effect of Discretion on Procurement Performance (W.P. version) with D. Coviello and A. Guglielmo,
Management Science, 2018, 715–738
Leniency, Collusion, Corruption, and Whistleblowing (W.P. Version) with R. Luz,
in the
Journal of Competition Law and Economics, 2017, 13(4): 729-766
Privatization and Quality: Evidence from Elderly Care in Sweden with M. Bergman. P. Johansson and S. Lundberg,
the Journal of Health Economics, September 2016, 49: 109–119
Trust, Leniency and Deterrence (W.P. Version) with M. Bigoni, S.-O. Fridolfsson, and C. LeCoq,
in the
Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, 2015, 31(4): 663-689
Time Horizon and Cooperation In Continuous Time (W.P. version) With M. Bigoni, M. Casari and A. Skrzypacz,
Econometrica, 2015, 83(2): 587-616