Doctoral Student Details

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Marco Vincenzi

PhD in Public Policy

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I am currently working as a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Economics department of DePauw University. I have also recently graduated with a PhD in Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University. My thesis focuses on the determinants of innovation and on the process of technology diffusion in an international context. My teaching experience includes courses in Introductory Economics and in Statistics.

Research Interests

Technology Policy, Environmental Policy, and International Economics.


Carnegie Mellon University
PhD in Public Policy and Management (2012)
MSc in Economics and Public Policy (2010)

Bocconi University
MSc in Economics and Social Sciences (2006)
BA in Economics of International Markets and New Technologies (2004)

Working Papers

The Effect of Public Policies on Inducing Technological Change in Renewable Energies

This paper evaluates the effect of several public policies on the technological progress of four renewable energies (solar, wind, ocean, and geothermal) in Europe, the U.S. and Japan over the last 30 years.


International Co-Invention in Central and Eastern Europe: the Role of Foreign Direct Investment

This paper analyzes the impact of Foreign Direct Investments on the ability of inventors in Eastern Europe to absorb the most advanced technologies from the West after the fall of the Berlin Wall. 


Information Technology, Complementary Capital and the Transatlantic Productivity Divergence

This paper delves into the the role of Information Technology as a relevant driver of the productivity divergence between Europe and the United States in the late 1990s.