a) Trade: a.1. Vertical integration and separation in an
open economy. a.2 Empirical and theoretical analysis of PPP.
a.3 Theoery and applied analysis of' ”home bias” via survey
b) Open Macroeconomics: b.1. Foreign debt sustainability and
current account finance: emerging and developed countries. b.2.
Effects of labour migration on conditions for optimal currency
c) Industrial Organization: Vertical integration and
separation under uncertainty in a dynamic framework. Flexibility of
the vertical arrangement. Heterogeneous objectives of
firms. Economics of information production. Applications
to "press agencies. Economics of religion.
d) Microeconomics: Bargaining under uncertainty.
e) media economics
f) religion and home bias
g) environmental economics
a.1. Vertical integration and outsourcing. Theoretical analysis
using games theory: Emphasis on international transaction costs.
Empirical tests on firm and industry data.
a.2. Theory and econometric analysis of PPP. International price
discrimination and the PPP.
a.3 Home bias from survey data coming from questionnaires handed
out in more than 20 countries all over the world.
b) Open Macroeconomics
b.1 Sustainability of foreign debt. In emerging and developed
countries. Influence of the composition of the financial account.
Liquidity and solvency of the foreign debt.
b.2 Migrations: effects on the Phillips curve and on the wage
level. Determination of real wage in an open economy with
international labor mobility
c.1. Vertical integration and separation of firms analysed
in an uncertain dynamic framework. Using real options tools we go
through costs and benefits of vertical flexibility when entry and
waiting are considered.
c.2. Economics of religion. Relationships between confessional
belonging and home bias.
c.3. Production of information: the role of press agenzie. Info
production in different markets and the effects of competition on
the production of "biased" or "slanted" news.
d.1. Bargaining under uncertainty and ex post
e) media economics - vertical organization of news
f) religion and home bias: survey in China, India,
Japan, Argentina, Usa etc.
g) environmental economics: the relevance of transport