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VALERIA GIACOMIN

VALERIA GIACOMIN
Assistant Professor
Dipartimento di Scienze sociali e politiche
 

Insegnamenti a.a. 2021/2022

20148 BUSINESS HISTORY
30328 HISTORY (MODULE I - GLOBAL HISTORY)
30361 DOING BUSINESS IN EUROPE

Note biografiche

Valeria Giacomin is Assistant Professor at the Department of Social and Political Sciences at Bocconi University. 

Previously she held post-doctoral fellowships at Harvard Business School and Marshall Business School (USC). She received her PhD from Copenhagen Business School with a thesis on the development of the palm oil cluster in Southeast Asia.

Her research focuses on global history of commodity markets in Southeast Asia; clusters in historical perspective; and business history of emerging markets since the 19th century. Recently Valeria started new projects on historical entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial ecosystems.


Curriculum Accademico

  • Assistant Professor, Bocconi University 
  • Post-doctoral Fellow, Greif Center, University of Southern California
  • Newcomen Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Business School
  • PhD in Organization and Management, Copenhagen Business School
  • MA Southeast Asian Studies at SOAS, University of London
  • MSc DDIM International Business Bocconi University / Fudan University
  • BSc Economics & Finance (CLEF) Bocconi University

Awards and Honors


Aree di interesse scientifico

Business and Global History; Historical Entrepreneurship; Economic Geography


Pubblicazioni



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Peer reviewed articles

  • Giacomin,V., Jones, G., and Salvaj E. (2020), Business Leaders and Investment in Education: Evidence from Emerging Markets since the 1960s, Business History, forthcoming. https://doi.org/10.1080/00076791.2019.1675641
  • Giacomin, V., (2018). The transformation of the global palm oil cluster: dynamics of cluster competition between Africa and Southeast Asia (c. 1900-1970), Journal of Global History, 13(3): 374-398. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1740022818000207
  • Giacomin, V., (2018). The emergence of an export cluster: Traders and palm oil in early 20th century Southeast Asia, Enterprise and Society,19(2): 272-308. https://doi.org/10.1017/eso.2017.10

Chapters in edited volumes

  • Giacomin, V., (2019). Clusters as spaces for global integration. In (eds.) da Silva Lopes T., Lubinski C., & Tworek, H., The RoutledgeCompanion to the Makers of Global Business, 264-278, Routledge. 
  • Giacomin, V., (2019). Singapore: Global City ante litteram in early 20th century Southeast Asia. In (eds.) Webster,T., & White, N.J., Singapore - Two Hundred Years of the Lion City,  61-79, Routledge.