Giorgio Barba Navaretti

Professor of Economics University of Milan and chief Editor European Economy - Banks, Regulation and the Real Sector,

Giorgio Barba Navaretti is Professor of Economics at the University of Milan, and Scientific Director of the Centro Studi Luca d’Agliano. He has a PhD in Economics fromOxford University and a Degree in Economics fromBocconi University.

He has been aconsultant to the World Bank, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development,European Commission, UNICEF and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He isspecialised in international and development economics. He is the coauthor ofMultinationals in the World Economy with Anthony J. Venables (Princeton UniversityPress, 2004; Le multinazionali nell’economia mondiale, Il Mulino, 2006). He writes acolumn for Il Sole 24 Ore.

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Policy brief

Assessing competitiveness: how firm-level data can help

As policymakers refocus on growth, the ability to take a firm-level view is key to disentangling the various factors at the root of competitiveness,

Gianmarco Ottaviano, Carlo Altomonte, Giorgio Barba Navaretti and Filippo di Mauro