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Carlo Altomonte

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First Name:Carlo
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Last Name:Altomonte
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PAM Via Rontgen, 1 I-20136 Milano Italy


(38%) BAFFI CAREFIN Centre for Applied Research on International Markets, Money Banking and Regulation
Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi

Milano, Italy

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(38%) Dipartimento di Analisi delle Politiche e Management Pubblico
Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi

Milano, Italy


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Working papers

  1. Ferrando, Annalisa & Altomonte, Carlo & Blank, Sven & Meinen, Philipp & Iudice, Matteo & Felt, Marie-Hélène & Neugebauer, Katja & Siedschlag, Iulia, 2015. "Assessing the financial and financing conditions of firms in Europe: the financial module in CompNet," Working Paper Series 1836, European Central Bank.
  2. Dhyne, Emmanuel & di Mauro, Filippo & Berthou, Antoine & Galuščák, Kamil & Altomonte, Carlo & Opromolla, Luca David & Amador, João & Soares, Ana Cristina & Lopez-Garcia, Paloma & Benatti, Nicola & Ang, 2014. "Micro-based evidence of EU competitiveness: the CompNet database," Working Paper Series 1634, European Central Bank.
  3. Carlo Altomonte & Patrizia Bussoli, 2014. "Asset-backed securities: The key to unlocking Europe's credit markets?," Policy Contributions 842, Bruegel.
  4. Carlo Altomonte & Armando Rungi, 2013. "Business Groups as Hierarchies of Firms: Determinants of Vertical Integration and Performance," Working Papers 2013.33, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei.
  5. Altomonte, Carlo & Aquilante, Tommaso & Békés, Gábor & Ottaviano, Gianmarco I. P., 2013. "Internationalization and innovation of firms: evidence and policy," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 54877, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  6. Neil Foster & Roman Stöllinger & Carlo Altomonte & Richard Kneller, 2012. "The Trade-Productivity Nexus in the European Economy," FIW Specials series 005, FIW.
  7. Carlo Altomonte & Tommaso Aquilante, 2012. "The EU-EFIGE/Bruegel-Unicredit dataset," Working Papers 753, Bruegel.
  8. Carlo Altomonte & Filippo Di Mauro & Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano & Armando Rungi & Vincent Vicard, 2012. "Global Value Chains During the Great Trade Collapse: A Bullwhip Effect?," CEP Discussion Papers dp1131, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.
  9. Altomonte, Carlo & Ottaviano, Gianmarco, 2011. "The role of international production sharing in EU productivity and competitiveness," EIB Papers 3/2011, European Investment Bank, Economics Department.
  10. Carlo Altomonte & Giorgio Barba Navaretti & Filippo di Mauro & Gianmarco Ottaviano, 2011. "Assessing competitiveness: how firm-level data can help," Policy Contributions 643, Bruegel.
  11. Carlo Altomonte & Marcella Nicolini & Armando Rungi & Laura Ogliari, 2010. "Assessing the Competitive Behaviour of Firms in the Single Market: A Micro-based Approach," European Economy - Economic Papers 2008 - 2015 409, Directorate General Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN), European Commission.
  12. Altomonte, C. & Pennings, H.P.G., 2009. "Domestic Plant Productivity and Incremental Spillovers from Foreign Direct Investment," ERIM Report Series Research in Management ERS-2009-012-STR, Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM), ERIM is the joint research institute of the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University and the Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) at Erasmus University Rotterdam.
  13. Carlo Altomonte & Gabor Bekes, 2009. "Trade Complexity and Productivity," IEHAS Discussion Papers 0914, Institute of Economics, Centre for Economic and Regional Studies, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
  14. Altomonte, Carlo & Barattieri, Alessandro & Rungi, Armando, 2008. "Import Penetration, Intermediate Inputs and Productivity: Evidence from Italian Firms," Papers DYNREG23, Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI).
  15. Altomonte, Carlo & Rungi, Armando, 2008. "Changing Patterns of International Integration: Germany and Italy in the Countries of EU Enlargement," Papers DYNREG24, Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI).
  16. Carlo Altomonte & Italo Colantone, 2005. "Firm Heterogeneity and Endogenous Regional Disparities," LICOS Discussion Papers 16105, LICOS - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance, KU Leuven.
  17. Carlo Altomonte & Enrico Pennings, 2005. "Testing for Marginal Spillovers from Foreign Direct Investment," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 05-101/4, Tinbergen Institute.
  18. Carlo Altomonte & Enrico Pennings, 2004. "The Hazard Rate of Foreign Direct Investment: A Structural Estimation of a Real Option Model," Working Papers 259, IGIER (Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research), Bocconi University.
  19. Carlo Altomonte & Pierangelo De Pace, 2004. "An Enlarged Economic and Monetary Union: Effects and Policy Implications," Macroeconomics 0409019, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 30 Sep 2005.
  20. Carlo Altomonte & Chiara Bonassi, 2004. "FDI, International Outsourcing and Linkages," KITeS Working Papers 155, KITeS, Centre for Knowledge, Internationalization and Technology Studies, Universita' Bocconi, Milano, Italy, revised Apr 2004.
  21. Carlo Altomonte, 2004. "Regional economic integration and the location of multinational enterprises," KITeS Working Papers 152, KITeS, Centre for Knowledge, Internationalization and Technology Studies, Universita' Bocconi, Milano, Italy, revised Jan 2004.
  22. Carlo Altomonte & Enrico Pennings, 2003. "Oligopolistic Reaction to Foreign Investment in Discrete Choice Panel Data Models," Working Papers 243, IGIER (Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research), Bocconi University.
  23. Carlo Altomonte & Claudia Guagliano, 2001. "Competing Locations? Market Potential And Fdi In Central And Eastern Europe Vs The Mediterranean," LICOS Discussion Papers 10801, LICOS - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance, KU Leuven.
  24. Carlo Altomonte & Laura Resmini, 2001. "Multinational Corporations as Catalyst for Industrial Development. The Case of Poland," LICOS Discussion Papers 9701, LICOS - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance, KU Leuven.
  25. Carlo Altomonte, 1998. "FDI in the CEEC's and the Theory of Real Options: An Empirical Assessment," LICOS Discussion Papers 7698, LICOS - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance, KU Leuven.
  26. Carlo Altomonte & Domenico Favoino & Tommaso Sonno, "undated". "Markups, Productivity and the Financial Capability of Firms," BAFFI CAREFIN Working Papers 1755 5Creation-Date: 2017, BAFFI CAREFIN, Centre for Applied Research on International Markets Banking Finance and Regulation, Universita' Bocconi, Milano, Italy.


  1. Carlo Altomonte & Italo Colantone & Enrico Pennings, 2016. "Heterogeneous Firms and Asymmetric Product Differentiation," Journal of Industrial Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 64(4), pages 835-874, December.
  2. Carlo Altomonte & Simona Gamba & Maria Luisa Mancusi & Andrea Vezzulli, 2016. "R&D investments, financing constraints, exporting and productivity," Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 25(3), pages 283-303, April.
  3. Carlo Altomonte & Alessandro Barattieri, 2015. "Endogenous Markups, International Trade, and the Product Mix," Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, Springer, vol. 15(3), pages 205-221, September.
  4. Altomonte, Carlo & Barattieri, Alessandro & Basu, Susanto, 2015. "Average-cost pricing: Some evidence and implications," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 79(C), pages 281-296.
  5. Carlo Altomonte & Alessandro Barattieri & Armando Rungi, 2014. "Import Penetration, Intermediate Inputs and Productivity: Evidence from Italian Firms," Rivista italiana degli economisti, Società editrice il Mulino, issue 1, pages 45-66.
  6. Carlo Altomonte & Tommaso Aquilante & Gábor Békés & Gianmarco I.P. Ottaviano, 2013. "Internationalization and innovation of firms: evidence and policy," Economic Policy, CEPR;CES;MSH, vol. 28(76), pages 663-700, October.
  7. Altomonte, Carlo & Nicolini, Marcella, 2012. "Economic integration and the dynamics of firms’ competitive behavior," Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Elsevier, vol. 23(4), pages 383-402.
  8. Carlo Altomonte & Enrico Pennings, 2009. "Domestic plant productivity and incremental spillovers from foreign direct investment," Journal of International Business Studies, Palgrave Macmillan;Academy of International Business, vol. 40(7), pages 1131-1148, September.
  9. Carlo Altomonte & Italo Colantone, 2008. "Firm heterogeneity and endogenous regional disparities," Journal of Economic Geography, Oxford University Press, vol. 8(6), pages 779-810, November.
  10. Altomonte, Carlo & Pennings, Enrico, 2008. "Learning from foreign investment by rival firms: Theory and evidence," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 26(5), pages 1203-1217, September.
  11. Carlo Altomonte, 2007. "Regional Economic Integration and the Location of Multinational Firms," Review of World Economics (Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv), Springer;Institut für Weltwirtschaft (Kiel Institute for the World Economy), vol. 143(2), pages 277-305, July.
  12. Enrico Pennings & Carlo Altomonte, 2006. "The Hazard Rate of Foreign Direct Investment: A Structural Estimation of a Real-option Model," Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Department of Economics, University of Oxford, vol. 68(5), pages 569-593, October.
  13. Altomonte, Carlo & Guagliano, Claudia, 2003. "Comparative study of FDI in Central and Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean," Economic Systems, Elsevier, vol. 27(2), pages 223-246, June.
  14. Carlo Altomonte & Laura Resmini, 2002. "Multinational Corporations as a Catalyst for Local Industrial Development. The Case of Poland," SCIENZE REGIONALI, FrancoAngeli Editore, vol. 2002(2).
  15. Carlo Altomonte, 2000. "Strumenti di liberalizzazione e tutela giuridica degli investimenti esteri. Analisi ed evidenza empirica," ECONOMIA E POLITICA INDUSTRIALE, FrancoAngeli Editore, vol. 2000(107).


  1. Carlo Altomonte & Francesco Passarelli & Carlo Secchi, 2011. "The Fiscal Governance Disorder of the Eurozone: Curing the Symptoms or Curing the Causes?," Chapters,in: Global Governance and the Role of the EU, chapter 6 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  2. Carlo Altomonte & Francesco Passarelli & Carlo Secchi, 2009. "EU Fiscal Policy in the Age of Turbulence: Will the Lisbon Strategy Survive It?," Chapters,in: Liberalism in Crisis?, chapter 5 Edward Elgar Publishing.


  1. Carlo Altomonte & Massimiliano Ferrara (ed.), 2014. "The Economic and Political Aftermath of the Arab Spring," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 15298.
  2. Carlo Altomonte & Mario Nava, 2005. "Economics and Policies of an Enlarged Europe," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 3441.
  3. Carlo Altomonte & Tommaso Aquilante & Gianmarco Ottaviano, . "The triggers of competitiveness: The EFIGE cross-country report," Blueprints, Bruegel, number 738.
  4. André Sapir & Guntram B. Wolff & Zsolt Darvas & Silvia Merler & Nicolas Véron & Mario Mariniello & Carlo Altomonte & Reinhilde Veugelers & Rainer Münz & Suparna Karmakar & Georg Zachmann & Jim O‘Neill, . "EU to DO 2015-2019," Books, Bruegel, number 845, June.
  5. Carlo Altomonte & Gábor Békés, . "Measuring competitiveness in Europe: resource allocation, granularity and trade," Blueprints, Bruegel, number 12051.
  6. Giorgio Barba Navaretti & Matteo Bugamelli & Fabiano Schivardi & Carlo Altomonte & Daniel Horgos & Daniela Maggioni, . "The global operations of European firms - The second EFIGE policy report," Blueprints, Bruegel, number 581.
  7. Reinhilde Veugelers & Uuriintuya Batsaikhan & Filippo Biondi & Albert Bravo-Biosca & Justine Feliu & Dalia Marin & Robert Kalcik & Silvia Merler & Simone Tagliapietra & Georg Zachmann & J. Scott Marcu, . "Remaking Europe: the new manufacturing as an engine for growth," Blueprints, Bruegel, number 21820.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 28 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (14) 2005-11-19 2006-01-24 2008-11-18 2009-04-13 2009-08-08 2009-10-03 2010-10-30 2012-06-25 2014-04-05 2014-04-18 2015-02-05 2015-02-11 2015-09-18 2018-06-25. Author is listed
  2. NEP-INT: International Trade (11) 2008-11-18 2009-08-08 2009-10-03 2010-10-30 2012-03-08 2013-05-05 2014-04-05 2014-04-18 2015-02-05 2015-02-11 2018-06-25. Author is listed
  3. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (8) 2012-03-14 2013-05-05 2014-04-05 2014-04-18 2015-02-05 2015-02-11 2015-09-18 2018-06-25. Author is listed
  4. NEP-CSE: Economics of Strategic Management (7) 2010-05-22 2011-11-21 2013-08-23 2014-04-05 2014-04-18 2015-02-05 2015-02-11. Author is listed
  5. NEP-EEC: European Economics (6) 2001-09-26 2003-10-20 2003-11-03 2008-11-18 2012-06-25 2012-10-13. Author is listed
  6. NEP-EUR: Microeconomic European Issues (5) 2010-05-22 2012-06-25 2014-04-05 2014-04-18 2015-09-18. Author is listed
  7. NEP-IFN: International Finance (5) 2001-09-26 2003-10-20 2003-11-03 2003-11-03 2004-05-26. Author is listed
  8. NEP-SBM: Small Business Management (5) 2014-04-05 2014-04-18 2015-02-05 2015-02-11 2015-09-18. Author is listed
  9. NEP-TRA: Transition Economics (4) 2003-11-03 2003-11-03 2005-11-19 2009-04-13
  10. NEP-COM: Industrial Competition (3) 2003-11-03 2003-11-03 2013-05-05
  11. NEP-INO: Innovation (3) 2014-04-18 2015-02-05 2015-02-11
  12. NEP-MFD: Microfinance (3) 2001-09-26 2003-11-03 2003-11-03
  13. NEP-TID: Technology & Industrial Dynamics (3) 2014-04-18 2015-02-05 2015-09-18
  14. NEP-DCM: Discrete Choice Models (1) 2003-09-28
  15. NEP-FIN: Finance (1) 2004-05-26
  16. NEP-GEO: Economic Geography (1) 2005-11-19
  17. NEP-HME: Heterodox Microeconomics (1) 2013-05-05
  18. NEP-IND: Industrial Organization (1) 2003-09-28
  19. NEP-KNM: Knowledge Management & Knowledge Economy (1) 2014-04-18
  20. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (1) 2011-11-21
  21. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (1) 2004-09-30
  22. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (1) 2003-09-28
  23. NEP-MON: Monetary Economics (1) 2004-09-30
  24. NEP-OPM: Open Economy Macroeconomics (1) 2008-11-18


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