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Scientific Director

Mario Biggeri

Mario Biggeri is Full Professor of Development Economics at the University of Florence and President of the degree course in Economic Development, International Sociosanitary Cooperation and Conflict Management. Since 2010 he has been a Fellow of the Human Development and Capability Association. His research concentrates on political economy for sustainable human development; international cooperation programs; industrial policies; evolution of informal activities and clustering of SMEs; social economy and social enterprises; local development; collective action; research methods; impact evaluations; poverty measures; the well-being of children, persons with disabilities, and migrants. He is author or co-author of 13 books and has published articles in several academic journals.


Scientific Director

Mail: mario.biggeri[at]