In December 2013 Anna Ferragina obtained the status of associate professor in Economic Policy (SECS-P / 02), in Applied Economics (SECS-P / 06) and in Economic Statistics (SECS-S / 03). Since October 2016 he is serving as associate professor at DISES (UNISA).
He has won several research grants and has participated in projects funded by various national and international institutions (World Bank, Femise, European Commission, CNR, Higher School of Public Administration, MAE, CeSPI, ICE, Lazio Region, CEIS- University of Rome " Tor Vergata ", University of Parma, University of Naples" Federico II "). He is an elected member of the Steering Committee of the FEMISE (Euromediterranean Network of Economics Institutes) and represents Celpe as an active member of the FEMISE network.
- 2000 PhD, "La Sapienza" University of Rome;
- 1996 Master, International Economics, University of Sussex (UK);
- 1995 Master's Degree, Business Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Naples "Federico II";
- 1994 Degree 110/110 cum laude in Economics and Commerce at the University of Naples "Federico II".
Qualifying scientific and / or professional experiences:
- since 2006 he has been a permanent researcher and an aggregate professor at the University of Salerno (Department of Economics and Statistics).
- from 2002 to 2006 he is a permanent researcher at ISSM-CNR;
- from 2002 to 2005 consultant for the Studies and Statistics Area of the ICE of Rome;
- from 1999 to 2002 research assistant at the CEIS, University of Rome "Tor Vergata".
- CTrade, economic growth and agglomeration of production activities
- Trade and specialization models
- Regional gaps
- Processes of internationalization and fragmentation of production and impact on the labor market
- Trade and international economic integration, gravity models and preferential trade agreements (EU-CEECs and EU-MED) (applications to the case of integration with the Eastern European economies and the Southern Mediterranean countries).
- Business theory, Business survival, Foreign direct investment and multinational companies
Refereed international journals
Are Italian firms performances influenced by innovation of domestic and foreign firms nearby in space and sectors? (with Giulia Nunziante),EPI -Economia e Politica Industriale, Journal of Industrial and Business Economics.DOI:10.1007/s40812-018-0090-4.
Firms’ external and internal finance, productivity and size. Evidence from Italy (with Fernanda Mazzotta), Under review.
Iandolo, S. and Ferragina A.M. “Do firms learn from internationalization? The impact of internationalization strategies on innovation.” Under review.
Iandolo, S. and Ferragina A.M. “Does different persistence in internationalization and innovation influence firms’ performance?Under review.
2016 Financial constraints and productivity growth across the size spectrum: microeconomic evidence from MoroccoEURASIAN BUSINESS REVIEW. Pag.1-21with Mazzotta, Fernanda; Sekkat, Khalid ISSN:1309-4297.DOI: 10.1007/s40821-016-0055-3
6.2015 Italian FDI and Exports at sectoral level: substitutes or complements?, GLOBAL ECONOMY JOURNAL, Volume 15, Issue 2, Pages 277–310, ISSN (Online) 1553-5304, ISSN (Print) 2194-5659,DOI:10.1515/gej-2015-0005,July 2015
2015 Agglomeration economies in Italy: impact on heterogeneous firms’ exit in a multilevel framework, JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL ANDBUSINESS ECONOMICS, DOI: 10.1007/s40812-015-0016-3
2014 " Does multinational ownership affect firm survival? (with R. Pittiglio and F. Reganati), JOURNAL OF BUSINESS ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT, forthcoming, 15(1), 2014, DOI 10.3846/16111699.2012.707622.
2013: Anna Maria Ferragina, Fernanda Mazzotta (2013). FDI spillovers on firms' survival in Italy: absorptive capacity matters! . THE JOURNAL OF TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER, p. *, ISSN: 0892-9912, doi: 10.1007/s10961-013-9321
2012: ''Are exporters and multinationalfirms more resilient over a crisis? First evidence for manufacturing enterprises in Italy'', (with Adalgiso Amendola, Rosanna Pittiglio and Filippo Reganati) ECONOMICS BULLETIN, Vol. 32 No. 3 pp. 1914-1926, ISSN: 1545-2921
Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings (international, selected and refereed)
2014: IEMEDEleventh edition of the IEMed Mediterranean Yearbook 2014, Section Panorama “Investment in turbulent times: how political turbulence has affected the FDI level in the MENA region”
2014: Anna Maria Ferragina & Fernanda Mazzotta,. "Agglomeration economies and global activities: impact on firm survival," ERSA conference papersersa14p348, European Regional Science Association.
2013: ERSAAnna Maria Ferragina & Fernanda Mazzotta & Erol Taymaz & Kamil Yilmaz "The Impact of FDIon Firm Survival and Employment: A Comparative Analysis For Turkey And Italy,"ERSA conference papersersa13p1211, European Regional Science Association.
2013: Anna Maria Ferragina (ed.) The Impact of FDI on Firm Survival and Employment: A Comparative Analysis for Turkey and Italy. DISCUSSION PAPERS, Discussion Paper 127, pp. 146, Salerno: Celpe Discussion Paper, University of Salerno, ISBN: 978-88-95406-26-8, ISSN: 1970-4259.
2013: Anna Maria Ferragina, Fernanda Mazzotta Foreign investment and firm selection in Italy: competition, linkages and firms' absorptive capacity. In: AAVV. (a cura di): Anna Maria Ferragina, Erol Taymaz, Kamil Yilmaz, Innovation, Globalization and Firm Dynamics: Lessons for Enterprise Policy. New York, London:Routledge, ISBN: 9780415836777.
2013:Anna Maria Ferragina, Fernanda Mazzotta (2013). Local agglomeration economies: what impact on survival of multinationals and national firms in Italy? . In: AAVV. International Conference "Contemporary Issues in Business, Management and Education", proceedings, Social and BehavioralSciences . p. *, -Oxford : Elsevier, 2002--Malden, MA: Blackwell Science Incorporated, Vilnius Lithuania, 21-23 November 2013doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.12.843
2012: "Do Foreign Ownership and Technological Environment Affect Firm Survival? Evidence on Italian Manufacturing and Services Firms"(with R. Pittiglio and F. Reganati), in Knowledge, Innovation and Internationalization Essays in Honour of Cesare Imbriani, Edited by Piergiuseppe Morone, Routledge, London, UK, ISBN 9780415693110.
FEMISE-European Commission - Coordination of the project funded by EU Commission (euro 10.000) under the 2015 Internal Competition for the FEMISE project on “Support toeconomic research, studies and dialogue of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership” as per the Contract signed between the Commission and the FEMISE association no. ENPI/2014/354-494 (“Commission-FEMISE contract”). The purpose of this agreement is to provide an original research work in the fields of social and economic analysis by the Team Leader Anna M. Ferragina. Title of the research: “Spatial proximity and firm performances: how can location-based economies and policies help the transition process in the Mediterranean region? Empirical evidence from Turkey, Tunisia and Italy”.
GRANT CONTRACT AGREEMENT No. FEM41-09. Main activities and responsibilities: Scientific Direction, Preparation of a technical report, executive summary, Policy Briefs, submission, publication of background papers in refereed journals. Members of the team: Erol Taymaz, Kamil Yilmaz, Sofiane Ghali,Adalgiso Amendola, Fernanda Mazzotta, Giulia Nunziante, Anna Ferragina.