Professor Patacconi, who joined NBS as a Lecturer in 2013, focuses on corporate governance and science and innovation. He explores innovation ecosystems and corporate decision-making through recent publications in Management Science (forthcoming), Harvard Business Review (2019), Nature (2017, 2019) and Strategic Management Journal (2019, 2018, 2016), among others.

The Financial Times (24 February 2020) listed his Strategic Management Journal publication (2018) among the most significant global 100 “Business School Research with Social Impact” during the period 2015-2020. The Economist, the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Financial Times, and Fortune magazine have also featured his research. His work has attracted interest by policy makers, including Senator Chris Coons (D-DE), Co-chair, Senate Competitiveness Caucus (Washington, June 6, 2017). 

Honors include: British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship, Theodora Cooper Junior Fellowship (St. Hugh’s College, Oxford), Royal Economic Society Junior Fellowship, and Economics Doctoral Studentship (Oxford). He was selected as one of the most promising Economics Ph.D. students in Europe by the Econometric Society (Winter Meeting of the Econometric Society, Istanbul).       

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