Luca De Benedictis

University of Macerata

Professor of International Economics

Via Crescimbeni 20

Macerata, MC 62100

Italy

http://docenti.unimc.it/luca.debenedictis

Luiss University

Professor of International Economics

Viale Romania 32

Rome, 00198

Italy

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Ideas:
“  I’m currently working on several research projects: (a) Discrimination, Political Orientation and the Probability to Emigrate: University Professors in Fascist Italy (with Sascha O. Becker); (b) Cultures as Networks (with Veronica Vinciotti and Ernst Wit); (c) Migrants Entrepreneurs and Workers and the Performance of Exporting Firms (with Massimiliano Bratti and Gianluca Santoni); (d) Environmental Migration (with Maria Cipollina and Elisa Scibè); (e) Causal Inference with Network Interference (with Bruno Arpino).  ”

Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

A Note on the Balassa Index of Revealed Comparative Advantage

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Nov 2001
Luca De Benedictis and Massimo Tamberi
University of Macerata and Polytechnic University of Marche - Faculty of Economics
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International Trade, Specialization, Revealed Comparative Advantage

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The Gravity Model in International Trade

Luca De Benedictis and Daria Taglioni (2011), "The Gravity Model in International Trade", chapter 4 in Luca De Benedictis and Luca Salvatici (Ed.), The Trade Impact of European Union Preferencial Policies. Springer.
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Jan 2014
Luca De Benedictis and Daria Taglioni
University of Macerata and World Bank, Development Economics
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Gravity model, international trade

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Trade Potentials in Gravity Panel Data Models

Topics in Economic Analysis & Policy, Vol. 5, No. 1, Article 20
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Feb 2004
Luca De Benedictis and Claudio Vicarelli
University of Macerata and ISTAT - Italian National Institute of Statistics
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International bilateral trade, gravity model, trade potentials, dynamic panel data

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Hub-and-Spoke or Else? Free Trade Agreements in the 'Enlarged' European Union

ISAE Working Paper No. 52, The European Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 245-260, 2005
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 26 May 2005
Roberta de Santis, Luca De Benedictis and Claudio Vicarelli
Italian National Institute of Statistics, University of Macerata and ISTAT - Italian National Institute of Statistics
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Trade flows, regional integration, EU eastward enlargement, gravity model, dynamic panel data

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The International Trade Network in Space and Time

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Oct 2012
Angela Abbate, Luca De Benedictis, Giorgio Fagiolo and Lucia Tajoli
European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO), University of Macerata, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna di Pisa - Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM) and Politecnico di Milano - Dipartimento di Ingegneria Gestionale
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International Trade, Network Analysis, Distance

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Three Decades of Italian Comparative Advantages

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Oct 2003
Luca De Benedictis
University of Macerata
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International Trade, Specialization, Revealed Comparative Advantages, Nonparametrics, Italy

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Network Analysis of World Trade Using the BACI-CEPII Dataset

Banque de France Working Paper No. 471
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 04 Jan 2014
University of Macerata, University of Rome III - Department of Economics, St. Anna School of Advanced Studies - Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM), Politecnico di Milano - Dipartimento di Ingegneria Gestionale and ISTAT - Italian National Institute of Statistics
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International trade, Network Analysis, Density, Centrality, Stata, R, Pajek

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Economic Integration, Similarity and Convergence in the EU and Ceecs Trade Structures

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Jul 2003
Luca De Benedictis and Lucia Tajoli
University of Macerata and Politecnico di Milano - Dipartimento di Ingegneria Gestionale
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EU, CEECs, Transition, Similarity, Distance

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Non-Linearities in Specialization and Growth

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 31 May 2003
Luca De Benedictis, Marco Gallegati and Massimo Tamberi
University of Macerata, Polytechnic University of Marche - Faculty of Economics and Polytechnic University of Marche - Faculty of Economics
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International Trade, Specialization, Revealed Comparative Advantages, Nonparametrics

10.

Regional Unemployment and Productivity in Europe and the Us

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Apr 2004
Roberto Basile and Luca De Benedictis
University of L'Aquila - Faculty of Economics and University of Macerata
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Productivity, regional unemployment, oligopoly, nonparametrics

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Economic Integration and Similarity in Trade Structures

FEEM Working Paper No. 54.06
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Apr 2006
Lucia Tajoli and Luca De Benedictis
Politecnico di Milano - Dipartimento di Ingegneria Gestionale and University of Macerata
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EU, CEECs, Transition, Similarity, Nonparametrics

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Cultures As Networks of Cultural Traits: A Unifying Framework for Measuring Culture and Cultural Distances

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Oct 2022
Luca De Benedictis, Roberto Rondinelli and Veronica Vinciotti
University of Macerata, University of Naples Federico II and Brunel University London
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Cultural traits, Graphical modelling, Cultural distance, Survey Data, Networks

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On the Pro-Trade Effects of Immigrants

Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano Development Studies Working Paper No. 347
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Feb 2013
Massimiliano Bratti, Luca De Benedictis and Gianluca Santoni
Università degli Studi di Milano - DEAS, University of Macerata and St. Anna School of Advanced Studies - Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM)
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Immigration, Trade, Gravity model, Super-diversity, MAUP, Transplanted-home bias effect

On the Pro-Trade Effects of Immigrants

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6628
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Jun 2012
Massimiliano Bratti, Luca De Benedictis and Gianluca Santoni
Università degli Studi di Milano - DEAS, University of Macerata and St. Anna School of Advanced Studies - Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM)
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migration, trade, gravity model, super-diversity, MAUP, transplanted-home bias effect, business and social networks effects

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Semiparametric Analysis of the Specialization-Income Relationship

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 01 Jun 2005
Luca De Benedictis, Marco Gallegati and Massimo Tamberi
University of Macerata, Polytechnic University of Marche - Faculty of Economics and Polytechnic University of Marche - Faculty of Economics
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Specialization, semiparametric regression

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Comparing Sectoral International Trade Networks

Aussenwirtschaft, 2010
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 May 2018
Luca De Benedictis and Lucia Tajoli
University of Macerata and Politecnico di Milano - Dipartimento di Ingegneria Gestionale
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International Trade, NetworkAnalysis, differentiated goods

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An Impossible Interview with John Stuart Mill

John Stuart Mill - Dell’educazione delle nuove generazioni, EUM, Macerata, 2023.
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 20 Dec 2023
Luca De Benedictis
University of Macerata
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Large Language Models, History of Economic Thoughts

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Il Negoziato Sui Prodotti Manifatturieri (Italian)

IL DOHA ROUND E IL WTO. UNA VALUTAZIONE QUANTITATIVA DEGLI SCENARI DI LIBERALIZZAZIONE COMMERCIALE, CAPITOLO 3, pp. 69-98, P. Guerrieri and L. Salvatici, eds., Il Mulino, 2008
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Oct 2010
Michele Di Maio, Luca De Benedictis and Francesco Romanelli
Sapienza University of Rome, University of Macerata and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Immigrant Entrepreneurs, Diasporas and Exports

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11280
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 Jan 2018
Massimiliano Bratti, Luca De Benedictis and Gianluca Santoni
Università degli Studi di Milano - DEAS, University of Macerata and Centre d'Etudes Prospectives et d'Info. Internationales (CEPII)
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exports, immigrants, gravity model, immigrant entrepreneurs, Italy

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Economists' Views About the Economy: Evidence from a Survey of Italian Economists

Rivista Italiana degli Economisti, Vol. 1, April 2011
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 02 May 2018
Luca De Benedictis and Michele Di Maio
University of Macerata and Sapienza University of Rome
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Italian economists, Italian economy, economic decline, consensus analysis, survey analysis

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Segregation with Social Linkages: Evaluating Schelling's Model with Networked Individuals

arXiv:2001.02959v1
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Mar 2020
Roy Cerqueti, Luca De Benedictis and Valerio Leone Sciabolazza
University Sapienza Rome, University of Macerata and University of Naples
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Schelling’s Segregation Model, Networks, Network Externality

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Can We Really Trust Offshoring Indices?

Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Vol. 25, 2013
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 01 May 2018
Davide Castellani, Luca De Benedictis and Daniel Horgos
University of Reading, University of Macerata and University of the German Federal Armed Forces - Department of Economics
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Offshoring, Structural Change, Input–Output Indices

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Overall Specialization Empirics: Techniques and Applications

Open Economies Review, vol.15, n.4, Oct. 2004
Posted: 25 Jan 2014
Luca De Benedictis and Massimo Tamberi
University of Macerata and Polytechnic University of Marche - Faculty of Economics

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International Trade, Specialization, Revealed Comparative Advantage, Balassa Index, Nonparametrics