Science and Technology

Science and Engineering provides an international channel for the publication of theoretical and experimental studies. The journal publishes issues of rigorous and original contributions devoted to a wide range of subfields in the engineering and sciences.

Piergiuseppe Morone

Editorial Board Member of Science and Technology

Associate Professor, The University of Foggia and LUISS University of Roma, Italy

Research Areas

Innovation Theory, Knowledge Economics, Network Theory


2003Ph.DSPRU-University of Sussex, Brighton-UK
1999MASchool of Economics-University of Sussex, Brighton-UK, Development Economics
1998BAFaculty of Economics-University of Bari, Bari-Italy, Economics


2009-presentIntroductory Economics; Faculty of Law, LUISS "Guido Carli"
2008-presentMicroeconomics; Faculty of Economics, University of Foggia
2009Knowledge-Based View of the Firm; guest lecturer in the course of "Globalisation and Innovation", Manchester Metropolitan University Business School
2008-2009 Introductory Economics; Faculty of Law, University of Roma "La Sapienza"
2008-2009 Economics of Innovation and Management (course taught in English); Faculty of Law, LUISS "Guido Carli"
2006-2009 Economics of Innovation and Knowledge Economics; Faculty of Economics, University of Foggia
2003-2006 Development Economics; Faculty of Political Science, University of Naples "L'Orientale"
2000International Trade (Part II); Master (MA) in Economics of International Trade and European Integration (EU Tempus Programme), Faculty of International Relations, University of Economics, Prague

Academic Achievement

Erasmus Staff Training Mobility, Lifelong Learning Program, grant to visit the SEI-Oxford, 2010, Italy
Young Economists'Prize of the International J.A. Schumpeter Society, EMAEE, 2003, Germany
ESRC scholarship for attending a PhD programme at Sussex University, 2000, UK
University of Bari scholarship for studying abroad, 1998, Italy
Editorial board 'Campus' (monthly student magazine) Graduation Prize CAMPUS, 1998, Italy

Publications: Journals

[1]  Eliciting environmental preferences of Ghanaians in the laboratory: An incentive-compatible experiment' (with A. Morone and Y. Meroz), International Journal of Environment and Sustainable Development, forthcoming, 2011
[2]  Proximity, knowledge integration and innovation: an agenda for agent-based studies'(with R. Taylor), Journal of Evolutionary Economics, forthcoming, 2011
[3]  Innovation niches and socio-technical transition: a case study of bio-refinery production' (with A. Lopolito and R. Sisto), Futures, 43(1): 27-38, 2011
[4]  Guessing Games and People Behaviours: What Can we Learn?'(with A. Morone), Economic Bulletin, 30(3): 2097-2106, 2010
[5]  Firms Growth, Size and Innovation' (with G. Testa), Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 17(4): 311-29, 2008
[6]  Knowledge Opportunities and ICT. Growth and Inequality: a Middle Income Country Experience' (with C. Imbriani), International Economics, 60(4), 2007
[7]  Knowledge diffusion and Networking in the Organic Production Sector: A Case Study' (with R. Sisto and R. Taylor), EuroChoices, 5(3), 2006
[8]  The two faces of knowledge diffusion: the Chilean Case', Journal of International Development, 18(1), 2006
[9]  Investigating the Effects of Information on Income Distribution Using Experimental Data' (with A. Morone), Rassegna Economica, 68(1), 2005.
[10]  Knowledge Diffusion Dynamics and Network Properties of Face-to-Face Interactions' (with R. Taylor), Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 14(3), 2004
[11]  Small world dynamics and the process of knowledge diffusion. The case of the metropolitan area of the great Santiago of Chile' (with R. Taylor), Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, 7(2), 2004
[12]  Emerging Inequality and the Role of Technological Change in the Global Economy'(with C. Imbriani), La Comunità Internazionale, 59(2), 2004
[13]  Globalisation and Inequality: the Effects of Trade Liberalisation on Developing Countries', Studi Economici, 80(2), 2003
[14]  Economic Effects of Trade and Technology Progress on Wage Inequality in Latina American Countries', International Economics, 54(1), 2001
[15]  Knowledge Diffusion and Innovation: Modelling Complex Entrepreneurial Behaviours by Piergiuseppe Morone and Richard Taylor: A Response to the Review, (with R. Taylor), Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, 14(2), 2011
[16]  Book review 'Innovation, Evolution and Complexity Theory' by Koen Frenken, Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, 10(3), 2007

Publications: Books/Book Chapters

[1]  Innovation and Knowledge Diffusion' (with R. Taylor); Edward Elgar, 2010
[2]  L'apprendimento nell'economia della conoscenza' (with A. Frasca); FrancoAngeli, 2008
[3]  Conoscenza, nuove disuguaglianze e tecnologia dell'informazione'; Rubbettino, 2004
[4]  Knowledge Diffusion and Inequality'; PhD thesis, SPRU-University of Sussex, 2003
[5]  Modelling Stakeholders interplay and Policy Scenarios for Biorefinery implementation'(with A. Lopolito, M. Prosperi and C. De Lucia), Kazmi, A. ed., Advanced Oil Crop Biorefineries, RSC Publishing, UK, forthcoming 2010
[6]  An Experimental Study on Discretionary Environmental Enforcement'(with A.R. Germani and A. Morone), Critical Issues in Environmental Taxation, Oxford University Press, UK, 2010
[7]  Knowledge Architecture and Knowledge Flows'(with R. Taylor), Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, 2nd Edition, IGI Global Publisher, USA, 2009
[8]  Guessing Games and People Behaviours: What can we Learn? (with A. Morone), Abdellaboui, M. and Hey, J. D. (eds.), Advances in Decision Making under Risk and Uncertainty, Springer, 2008
[9]  Modelling Knowledge Production and Integration in Working Environments' (with R. Taylor), Edmonds, B., Iglesias, C. H. and Troitzsch, K. G. (eds.), Social Simulation: Technologies, Advances and New Discoveries, IGI Global Publisher, USA, 2007
[10]  A Laboratory Experiment of Knowledge Diffusion Dynamics' (with A. Morone and R. Taylor), Cantner, U. and Malerba, F. (eds.), Innovation, Industrial Dynamics and Structural Transformation, Springer, 2007
[11]  Complex Learning Process and the Risk of Exclusion: a Case Study' (with R. Taylor), R. Casas, C. De Fuentes e A.O. Vera-Cruz (eds.), Acumulacion de capacidades tecnologicas, aprendizaje y cooperacion en la esfera global y local (Spanish Edition), Miguel Angel Porrúa, Mexico, 2007
[12]  Knowledge Diffusion with Complex Cognition'(with R. Taylor), Pyka, A., Hanusch H. (eds.), Applied Evolutionary Economics and the Knowledge-based Economy, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 2006
[13]  Poverty in the Globalisation Era: Facts and Policies'(with C. Imbriani), Billi, A., Boccella, N. (eds.), Développement, inégalités, pauvretés, Karthala, Paris, 2005