Marco Vivarelli graduated from Bocconi University-Milano and earned a Ph.D. in Science and Technology Policy from SPRU-University of Sussex and a Ph.D. in Economics from Pavia University.
His current research interests include the determinants of R&D activities; the relationship between technological and organisational change, employment and skills; the labour market and income distribution impacts of globalization; the entry and post-entry performance of newborn firms.
He is Full Professor of Economics at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milano, where he is also Director of the Institute of Economic Policy.
Cavaliere al Merito della Repubblica Italiana (Presidential decree, June, 2nd, 2009)
Honorary Professor at the Science and Technology Policy Research (SPRU), University of Sussex
Research Fellow at IZA-Bonn
Member of the Scientific Executive Board of the Eurasia Business and Economics Society (EBES)
Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO, Vienna)
Scientific consultant for the International Labour Office (ILO), World Bank (WB), the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the European Commission (EC)
Since April 2005 to December 2012 he has been External Associate at the CSGR- University of Warwick
Since February 2004 to December 2009 he has been External Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute of Economics (Jena)
Since July 2007 to December 2007 and since July 2008 to February 2009 he has served as Senior Scientist at the European Commission-Joint Research Centre-Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (JRC-IPTS, Seville).
Since June 2002 to May 2005 he has served as Senior Research Economist at the International Labour Office - Geneva.