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 relationship between innovation, 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 Department of Economic Policy.

Cavaliere al Merito della Repubblica Italiana  (Presidential decree, June, 2nd, 2009)

Member of the Academia Europaea, since July 2019

Professorial Fellow at UNU-MERIT, Maastricht

Research Fellow at IZA, Bonn
Fellow of the Global Labor Organization (GLO)

Member of the Academic Advisory Council of the Global Digital Foundation (Brussels, Canberra and Washington D.C)

Member of the Scientific Executive Board  of  the Eurasia Business and  Economics Society (EBES, Istanbul)

Member of the International 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 October 2010 to September 2013 he has been Honorary Professor at the SPRU-University of Sussex.
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.

Editorial Boards:
Editor-in Chief of the Eurasian Business Review: A Journal in Industrial Organization, Innovation and Management Science
Editor of Small Business  Economics
Co-Editor of Economics E-Journal
Associate Editor of Industrial and Corporate Change
Member of the Editorial Review Board  of  International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal 
Member of the Editorial Board of Sustainability (Section: "Economic, Business and Management Aspects of Sustainability")
Editor of Rivista Internazionale di Scienze Sociali
Associate Editor of  Economia e Politica Industriale - Journal of Industrial and Business Economics

He has served as referee for more than 90 international journals

He is author and editor of various books and his papers have been published in refereed international journals such as Applied Economics, Cambridge Journal of EconomicsCanadian Journal of Economics, Economics Letters, Empirical Economics, Industrial and Corporate Change, International Journal of Industrial Organization Journal of Economics, Journal of Evolutionary   EconomicsJournal of Population Economics, Journal of Productivity Analysis, Labour Economics, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Regional Studies, Research Policy, Small Business Economics, Southern Economic JournalWorld Bank Research Observer, World Development.
According to GOOGLE SCHOLAR, his works collected more than 9,000 citations (h-index=52)
According to WEB OF SCIENCE, his works collected more than 2,500 citations (h-index=28)
According to SCOPUS, his works collected more than 2,200 citations (h-index=30)
According to REPEC-IDEAS, he is among the global top 2% authors as average rank score and among the global top 5% authors with regard to other 29 more specific criteria
According to SSRN, he is ranked 441 among the top 8,000 economists worldwide
According to VIA-Academy, he is ranked  among the top Italian scientists worldwide (21st among economists)
According to IZA, he is ranked 4th in terms of number of downloads, among a total of more than 8,000 IZA discussion papers authors
Complete CV on the IZA link
  • Working papers on the IZA, REPEC, IDEAS and SSRN links