Professor in Economics, Institute for International Management Practice, Anglia Ruskin University
Professor Emanuele Giovannetti FHEA is a Professor in Economics in the Institute for International Management Practice at Anglia Ruskin University, and Associate Professor in Economics at Verona University. His research focuses on competition policy in network industries, on the Internet sector, on adoption of new technologies and on regional economic asymmetries.
Before joining Anglia Ruskin University, Professor Giovannetti was Economic Advisor for the Chief Economist Office at the Office of Fair Trading (2008-2011), London, where he drafted the UK contribution to the debate on the revision of the EU vertical agreement block exemption regulation. His experience in competition policy matured while he was Associate Professor in Economics, University of Cape Town (2006-2007) where he also served as Chief Expert Economic witness for the South African Competition Commission in the Telkom-BCX merger case.
Prior to this he worked for more than seven years at the University of Cambridge, starting as a Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for Communications Systems Research. When he left in 2006, he was Senior Research Associate, at the Faculty of Economics at the University of Cambridge as Project Coordinator of the EU-IST FP7 CoCombine project on the economics of the internet.
He gained a PhD in Economics from Trinity College, University of Cambridge (1997), a Doctoral Degree at the University of Rome La Sapienza (1994) and an MPhil in Economics from the University of Cambridge (1991). His doctoral work was in the area of spatial economics, technology adoption and industrial organisation.
Professor Giovannetti has published many academic articles in international economic journals including (ABS ranking): Economic Journal (4*), Environment and Planning A (4*), International Economic Review (4*), International Journal of Industrial Organization (4* in 2009), Journal of Industrial Economics (3*), International Journal of Production Economics (3*), Journal of Economic Surveys (2*), Telecommunications Policy (2*). He has co-edited three academic books: "Agglomeration and New Technologies: a Global Perspective". Edward Elgar Publishing, "Information Technology Policy and the Digital Divide: Lessons for Developing Countries". Edward Elgar Publishing, and "The Internet Revolution: A Global Perspective". Cambridge University Press. 2003.