CATTARUZZO Sebastiano

Position
Research Grant Holder
E-mail
seba.cattaruzzo@unive.it
Website
www.unive.it/persone/seba.cattaruzzo (personal record)
Office
Department of Economics
Website: https://www.unive.it/dep.economics

ORCID ID: 0000-0001-8857-8314

WORK EXPERIENCE

2022 – 2023   Research grant holder, Department of Economics, Università Ca' Foscari, Venezia
2017 – 2022    Researcher, GRIT and ECO-SOS, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus
2017 Intern as Data Analyst for the Strategic Planning Department (APPS), Università Ca’ Foscari, Venezia
2013 Summer Intern, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Atlanta

EDUCATION

October 2017 - January 2021    Doctor of Philosophy in Economics
Summa cum laude with international mention
Thesis title: “Exploring European firms’ heterogeneity: perspectives on finance, export and R&D”
Supervised by Agustí Segarra Blasco and Mercedes Teruel
Committee: Alex Coad, Rosina Moreno, and Josep-Maria Arauzo-Carod
Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain
September 2014 - December 2016    Master of Science in Economics
Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies and University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
September 2010 - July 2014    Bachelor of Science in Economics
Georgia State University, Atlanta, USA and Ca’ Foscari University, Venice, Italy


TEACHING ACTIVITIES

2022 – 2023

Lecturer for "Economic and Industrial Policy" - Master course at Università Ca' Foscari

Teaching Assistant for “Economics of innovation, growth theory and economic development” – Bachelor course at Università Ca’ Foscari (in collaboration with HFARM)

Teaching Assistant Senior for “Economic and industrial policy” – Master course at Università Ca’ Foscari

2019 – 2020 Lecturer for Tourism Markets – BSc course at Universitat Rovira i Virgili

VISITING EXPERIENCES

April 2019 - July 2019 Visiting Scholar, Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
January 2018 - February 2018 Visiting Scholar, Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italia

PUBLISHED RESEARCH

Journal article(s)

Cattaruzzo, S., Segarra-Blasco, A., and Teruel, M. (2022). Firm-level contributions to the R&D intensity distribution: evidence and policy implications. Economics of Innovation and New Technologies, forthcoming.
Cattaruzzo, S., & Teruel, M. (2022). On the heterogeneity of the long-term leverage-growth relationship: A cross-country analysis of manufacturing firms. Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, forthcoming.
Segarra-Blasco, A., Teruel, M., and Cattaruzzo S. (2021). The economic reaction to non-pharmaceutical interventions during Covid-19. Economic Analysis and Policy, 72: 592-608.
Segarra-Blasco, A., Teruel, M., and Cattaruzzo S. (2020). Innovation, productivity and learning induced by export across European manufacturing firms. Economics of Innovation and New Technologies, 31(5): 387-415.

Working paper
Cattaruzzo, S. (2020). On R&D sectoral intensities and convergence clubs (No. 2020-01). Joint Research Centre (Seville site) Working Paper series.
Book chapter
Doremus, N., Moneta, A. and Cattaruzzo, S. (2019). Cause-Effect Pairs in Time Series with a Focus on Econometrics (pp. 191-214), in I. Guyon, A. Statnikov, B. Batu (eds.) Cause Effect Pairs in Machine Learning, Springer.

REFEREE AND OTHER ACTIVITIES

Referee for: Research Policy, Scientometrics, Economics of Innovation and New Technologies, Cuadernos de Economía (Universidad Nacional de Colombia).
Member of: Società Italiana di Econometria (SIDE), European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy (EAEPE).
PhD delegate in the Steering Committee of the Centre de Recerca en Economia i Sostenibilitat (ECO-SOS, Universitat Rovira i Virgili).


GRANTS AND AWARDS

October 2017 - January 2021 Martí-Franquès COFUND Fellowship Programme - Funded by Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement no. 713679
May 2015 Attendance to Festival dell’Economia di Trento - Funded by Institute for New Economic Thinking
August 2012 - January 2014 EU-USA Atlantis Programme scholarship
Attendance of 12 months at Georgia State University and of 6 months at Universitè de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines

CONFERENCE ORGANIZATION

June 2022: Workshop on “The future of production: digitalization, global value chains, green transition” at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa
June 2021:
Workshop on "Capabilities, structural change and innovation" at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa
July 2021: Young Scholars Parallel Session on Evolutionary Economics perspectives at the International Schumpeterian Society (ISS) conference, Rome
2015 – 2016: Series of seminars "Critical European Thinking" at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Industrial and firm dynamics, economics of innovation, industrial policy, causal inference in economics, agricultural economics, philosophy and methodology of economics, evolutionary economics, international trade, tourism markets and sustainable tourism.

PRESENTAZIONI A CONFERENZE

2022 Workshop “PEACE – Erasmus è partecipazione”, Torino, Italy
  16th Regional Innovation Policies Conference, Padova, Italy
  12th Annual Conference in Political Economy, Bologna, Italy
  Workshop “Internationalization strategies for higher education”, Venice, Italy
2021    2nd ECO-SOS Workshop on Economics and Sustainability, Reus, Spain
  Eu-SPRI 2021 – “Science and Innovation – an uneasy relationship?” Oslo, Norway
  XXIII Encuentro de Economía Aplicada, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
  9th Workshop on Industrial and Public Economics, Reus, Spain
2020    26th SPRU PhD Forum, Brighton, UK
  8th Workshop on Industrial and Public Economics, Reus, Spain
  DRUID PhD Academy, Odense, Denmark
2019    XXII Encuentro de Economía Aplicada, Cartagena, Spain
  European Meeting on Applied Evolutionary Economics, Brighton, UK
  III Workshop on Innovation and Firm Performance, Reus, Spain
  7th Workshop on Industrial and Public Economics, Reus, Spain
2018    KID 2018 - Summer School on Knowledge, Industry Evolution, Economic Development, Nizza, France
  DRUID Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark

ULTERIORI ATTIVITÀ DI FORMAZIONE

2020    1st ECO-SOS Workshop on Economics and Sustainability, Reus, Spain
  DRUID PhD Academy, Odense, Denmark
2019    Workshop on Innovation, Firm Dynamics, Employment and Growth, Greenwich, UK
  25th SPRU PhD Forum, Brighton, UK
  Attendance to the SPRU Friday Seminar Series, Brighton, UK
2018    30th European Association of Evolutionary Political Economy Conference, Nice, France
  Course on “Advanced Bayesian Econometrics” organized by SIDE, Perugia, Italy
  KID 2018 - Summer School on Knowledge, Industry Evolution, Economic Development, Nizza, France
  Ingenio PhD Days - Science, Technology and Innovation: new challenges and practices, Valencia, Spain
  6th Workshop on Industrial and Public Economics, Reus, Spain
2017    Course “How to Write a Competitive Proposal for H2020 Proposals”, Tarragona, Spain
  II Workshop on Innovation and Firm Performance, Reus, Spain
  Weekly attendance to the URV Economics Department seminar series at Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain
  Typo3 training, Università Ca’ Foscari, Venezia, Italy
  Accreditiamoci (ANVUR), Università Ca’ Foscari, Venice, Italy
2016    Workshop on “The Intellectual Legacy of Christopher Freeman”, Pisa, Italy
  PhD Workshop on “Keynes and Monetary Policy” di Sir Robert Skidelsky, Pisa, Italy
  Monthly attendance to the LEM Seminar Series at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy
  Seminars on “Critical European Thinking”, Pisa, Italy
2015    Festival dell’Economia, Trento, Italy
  INET-YSI Workshop on “Income Distribution” by J. Stiglitz, Trento, Italy
  Seminars on “Critical Economics in Times of Crisis”, Pisa, Italy
  Workshop on “Das Kapital” del Prof. G. Gattei, Pisa, Italy
2014    Conference “Debunking Austerity: Towards Alternative Economic Policy Scenarios”, Pisa, Italy

IT SKILLS

Operating Systems: Windows, Linux, macOS
Coding: HTML, Java, C, Pascal, mySql
Research: MATLAB, Stata, Gretl, R, Endnote, Zotero, Cabri, Derive, SAS
Web-development: Wordpress, Joomla, Typo3
Other: Office Suite, OpenOffice Suite, LATEX, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

COMPETENZE LINGUISTICHE

Italian: Mother tongue
English: Excellent
French: Proficient in speaking and reading, competent in writing
Spanish: Proficient in speaking and reading, competent in writing