Gianmarco I.P. Ottaviano is Professor of Economics at Bocconi University where he is co-Director of the Research Unit on Globalization and Industry Dynamics of Baffi-CAREFIN. He is also affiliated with the Centre for Economic Policy Research, the Centre for Economic Performance (LSE), the Centro Studi Luca d’Agliano, the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration, the Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy.
He received his BA in Economics at Bocconi University Milan, his MSc in Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and his PhD in Economics at the Université Catholique de Louvain. During his career he has been Professor of Economics at the University of Bologna and at the London School of Economics.
He is the co-author of many works in international trade, urban economics and economic geography. His recent publications focus on the competitiveness of firms in the global economy as well as the economic effects of immigration and offshoring on employment and wages.
Expertise: economics; economic geography; foreign direct investment; immigration; international trade; multinationals; urban economics
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