Nato il 15 giugno 1966. Laureato in Economia aziendale presso l'Università Bocconi. Dottorato di ricerca in Storia economica e sociale, Università Bocconi.
Professore ordinario di Storia economica dell'industria.
Storia dell'impresa e dell'industria; storia della globalizzazione; storia delle imprese multinazionali; storia delle imprese famigliari
PRINCIPALI E PIU' RECENTI PUBBLICAZIONI
The History of Family Business 1850–2000, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2003
Forms of Enterprise in 20th Century Italy, with M. Vasta, Elgar, London 2010
Business History: Complexities and Comparisons (with Amatori), Routledge, London 2011
Mapping European Corporations. Strategy, Structure, Ownership and Performance Routledge, London 2012 (with Abe De Jong, Martin Jes Iversen).
The Endurance of Large Family Businesses Around the World, Cambridge University Press, New York 2013 (with Paloma Fernandez Perez)
ARTICOLI IN RIVISTE PEER REVIEWED
“Networking the Market: Evidence and Conjectures from the History of the Italian Industrial Districts”, in European Yearbook of Economic History, Vol. 1, 1998, pp. 75-92, Ashgate, Aldershot.
(with Mary B. Rose) “Families and Firms: the culture and the evolution of family firms in Britain and Italy in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries”, in Scandinavian Economic History Review, (1) 1999, pp. 24-47 5
“National Determinants of Family Firm Development? Family Firms in Britain, Spain and Italy in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries”, in Enterprise and Society, 4, March 2003, pp. 28-64, with Mary Rose and Paloma Fernandez Perez
“Dwarf giants, giant dwarfs. Reflections about the Italian ‘industrial demography’ at the beginning of the new millennium”, Journal of Modern Italian Studies, 15 (1), 2010, 6, pp. 43-60
“Changing big business in Italy and Spain, 1973-2003. Strategic responses to a new context”, Business History (53) 1, 2011, with Veronica Binda
“Family character and international entrepreneurship: A historical comparison of Italian and Spanish New Multinationals”, with Esteban Garcia-Canal (University of Oviedo) and Mauro F Guillén (Wharton University), Business History, (55) 1, 2012, 119-138
“Contextualizing Performances of Family Firms: The Perspective of Business History”, Family Business Review, 4, 2012, 243-257
“Business History in Family Business Studies: from neglect to cooperation?” Journal of Family Business Management, 1/2011 pp.15- 25 Vol.1, Highly Commended Award Winner at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2012, Emerald.
“Governments as Strategists in Designing Global Players: the Case of European Utilities”, Journal of European Public Policy, forthcoming (with S. Mariotti, L. Piscitello)
“Family character and international entrepreneurship: A historical comparison of Italian and Spanish ‘new multinationals’”. Business History pp.119- 138 Vol.55, 2013 (with E. Garcia-Canal, M. Guillén)
“Family firms: risks and opportunities: the state-of-the-art of the debate”, Socio-Economic Review pp.577- 599 Vol.11, 2013
CAPITOLI IN VOLUMI
Pocket Multinationals.: some reflections on "new" actors in Italian industrial capitalism, in H. Bonin et al. (eds.), Transnational Companies, 19th-20th Centuries, Plage, Paris 2002, pp. 155-178.
with Mary Rose, Family firms in comparative perspective, in F. Amatori and G. Jones (eds.), Business History Around the World at the end of the 20th Century, Cambridge University Press, 2003
with Franco Amatori, Models of Entrepreneurship in a Latecomer Country: Italy, in Youssef Cassis and Ioanna Minoglou, Country Studies in Entrepreneurship. A historical perspective, Palgrave 2006
with Mary Rose, Family Business, ch. 9 of the Oxford Handbook of Business History, G. Jones and J. Zeitlin (eds.), Oxford University Press, 2007
with Franco Amatori, “European corporations: ownership, governance, strategies and structures. A review of five countries: United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy and Spain”, in Harm Schroeter (ed.), The European Enterprise. Historical Investigation into a Future Species, Springer Verlag, 2007
Industrial Districts and Large Firms: The Stubborn Persistence of a ‘Weak’ Productive Model, in G. Becattini, M. Bellandi, L. De Propriis (eds.), An Handbook of Industrial Districts, Elgar, London 2009
Foreign Enterprises (1913-1970), in A. Colli, M. Vasta, Forms of Enterprise in 20th Century Italy, Elgar, London 2010
Business History and Family Firms. In The SAGE Handbook of Family Business pp.269- pp.292- L. Melin, M. Nordqvist, P. Sharma (eds), 2013 (with Paloma Fernandez Perez)
Technology, Firm Size and Entrepreneurship in The Oxford Handbook of the Italian Economy since Unification. OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, pp.455- pp.484- Gianni Toniolo (ed), 2013, with Franco Amatori and Matteo Bugamelli
La grande stagione dell'IRI. in Storia dell'IRI 2. Il "miracolo economio" e il ruolo dell'IRI. Laterza, Bari pp.57- pp.150- Franco Amatori (a cura di) 2012
The role of the state in the Third Industrial Revolution. in The Third Industrial Revolution in Global Business. Cambridge University Press, New York, pp.229- pp.251- Dosi, G., Galambos, L. (eds) 2012 (with Nicoletta Corrocher)
La piccola impresa nello sviluppo economico italiano. in Libertà e benessere in Italia. Laterza, Bari ITALIA, pp.169- pp.212- Luca Paolazzi (a cura di) 2011