Commissioner, Italian Competition Authority
Full Professor of Economics (On leave)
Dept of Economics and Finance, University of Rome Tor Vergata;
Research Fellow, CEPR London and GREEN-Bocconi
"Go as far as the legs of reasons can tell you and then jump"
(The Life of Pi)
Industrial Organization and Public Economics: Antitrust, Procurement, Regulation, Public sector.
Games and Economic Behavior (2015), Economic Journal (1998), Journal of the European Economic Association (2014, 2022), International Journal of Industrial Organization (2002, 2015), Journal of Economics and Management Strategy (Forthcoming), Journal of Industrial Economics (1999), Journal of Law, Economics & Organization (2020), Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory (2011), Journal of Public Economics (2006), Rand Journal of Economics (2004, 2012, 2012), Review of Economic Studies (2021).
Competition Commission in the UK, European Commission (DG Connect, DG Grow), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Financial Service Authority UK, Organisation for Economic Development and Cooperation (OECD), Office of Fair Trading (OFT), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) , Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and the World Bank (WB).
Iossa, E., Marx, L. Loertscher, S. and Patrick Rey. Coordination in the Fight against Collusion. Revise and resubmit American Economic Journal: Micro.
Burguet, R. Iossa, E. and G. Spagnolo (2022); Revised verion of Cartels and Bibes (2021) CEPR Discussion paper 16481. Revise and Resubmit International Journal of Industrial Organization.
Cottini, Elena, Ghinetti, Paolo, Iossa, Elisabetta , Sacco, Pierluigi (2022), Stress, Effort and Incentives at Work . Forthcoming, Oxford Economic Papers.
Iossa, E., Rey, Patrick and Mike Waterson (2022) Organizing Competition for the Market Journal of the European Economic Association. Teaching materials now posted on JEEA website.
Che, Yeon-Koo and Patrick Rey (2021) Prizes versus Contracts as Incentives for Innovation, Review of Economic Studies, 88(5): 2149–2178,
Decarolis, F., de Rassenfosse, G., Iossa, E., Giuffrida, L.M., Mollisi, V. Raiteri E. and G. Spagnolo (2021), Buyers' Role in Innovation Procurement, Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 30(4) 2021: 697-720.
De Chiara, A. and E. Iossa (2021), Setting the Budget for Targeted Research Projects, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, 21(3) 1013-1034.
Decarolis, F., Iossa, E., Giuffrida, L.M., Mollisi, V. and G. Spagnolo (2020), Bureaucratic Competence and Procurement Outcomes, Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, 36: 537-597.
Iossa, E., Marx, L. Loertscher, S. and Patrick ReyCollusive Market Allocations, with. Under revision.
De Chiara, A. and E. Iossa (2020) Public Procurement as a Demand-side Policy: Project Competition and Innovation Incentives. CEPR Discussion paper 13664. Under revision.
Camboni, Riccardo, Corazzini, Luca, Iossa, Elisabetta, Valbonesi, Paola. Bid Preferences as Incentives for Innovation: Experimental Evidence, 2018. Under revision.
Antitrust policies between public and private enforcement - US vs Europe Perspective, Bocconi University, Milan (February, 2023).
5th W@Competition Conference, The Italian Competition Authority enforcement experience in the digital sector, Brussels (February 2023).
Autorità indipendenti, anticorruzione e whistleblowing: le questioni aperte, Rome (October 2022). Cartelli e corruzione: tra legalità ed efficienza , CONSOB, quaderno giuridico 26/2023, 15-20.
OECD Competition Committee, Paris (November 2022): Director Disqualification and Bidder Exclusion in Competition Enforcement, Note by Italy.
Lear Competition Festival: Views from European National Competition Authority’s Chairs with the participation of Cani Fernandez, Ioannis Lianos, Pinar Akman, Fabienne Siredey Garnier and Elisabetta Iossa. Watch Video HERE.
International Competition Network Conference, Berlin ICN 2022. Panel: Cartel Enforcement. My speech at Cartel Plenary Session on Leniency (min. 16.47-22.50) and Bid rigging (min. 1:10:50-1:16:51).
The role of buyer competence (2021) by Francesco Decarolis, Leonardo M. Giuffrida, Elisabetta Iossa and Vincenzo Mollisi, in Procurement in Focus: Rules, Discretion, and Emergencies, edited by Oriana Bandiera, Erica Bosio, Giancarlo Spagnolo. CEPR London.
Piattaforme e regole: la rincorsa continua, con Leonardo Madio, La Voce Info. Ottobre 2021
Liberalizzazione del subappalto: una scelta coraggiosa ma quali i rischi? La Voce Info. August 2021.
Stazioni appaltanti qualificate per gli investimenti pubblici, La Voce Info. March 2021
HSV25Tribute: Celebrating a quarter century of Hart Shleifer and Vishney. With Oliver Hart, Video.
Policy Presentation: Il ruolo dello Stato nell'Economia. Video, 2021.
Policy Paper: "Integrity Framework for Public Infrastructures: Review and Further Action," Inter-American Development Bank, Washington August 2020.
CEPR Industrial Organization Seminars. Organizing Competition for the Market with Patrick Rey and Michael Waterson. June 2020 Online.