Bocconi University

Bocconi University

Economics and Finance Ranking

Italy Established: 1902 Scholars: 16
Top Scientists Overview

Top scientists

Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s h-index using data compiled from Microsoft Graph by December 6th 2021.

This ranking lists all top researchers from the Economics and Finance discipline and affiliated with Bocconi University. There are a total of 16 researchers included with 9 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the h-index values for top scientists in Bocconi University is 783 with a mean value for the h-index of 48.94. The total sum of publications for top scientists in Bocconi University is 2,027 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 126.69.


Bocconi University

Bocconi University is a private educational institution in Milan, Italy. Founded in 1902 by Italian politician Ferdinando Bocconi, the university was established in honor of his son, Luigi, who died in the Battle of Adwa during the initial Italo-Ethiopian War. It is regarded as among the best universities in Italy based on educational performance.

Bocconi University Key Statistics

The university’s organizational structure is divided into eight departments. These departments are the Department of Social and Political Sciences, Department of Management and Technology, Department of Legal Studies, and the Department of Finance. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs that specialize in numerous areas of study, including economics, accounting, data science, and marketing.

Bocconi University has more than 14,000 undergraduates and graduates. The university employs over 1,300 administrative staff members. Among its most notable alumni include former Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti, Italian politician Patrizia Toia, and former Italy’s Minister of Economy Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa.

Other Bocconi University key statistics include its affiliation with several academic organizations, including the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the EFMD Quality Improvement System, and the Association of MBAs. It also provides students with housing and sports facilities in addition to a university library which is geared with an extensive collection of books, journals, theses, and eBooks.

Bocconi University Research

The university is among the most active research organizations in Milan. Its researchers are funded by grants and fellowships from open research funding calls and the Grants Office which is the core contact point for national, European Union, and international sponsorship programs.

Its top three research fields are economics, business, and econometrics. They have also sent its researchers to important research conferences and symposia such as ENTER: Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism, FOCS: Foundations of Computer Science, and ACL: Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics.

Bocconi University’s most cited research publication is Biggs and Tang’s (1999) “Teaching for Quality Learning at University: What the Student Does,” which has been cited 21,648 times. Its second most popular work is Burt’s (1992) “Structural holes: The social structure of competition,” which was published in the Social Science Research Network and has received 18,573 citations.

Meanwhile, the university’s third most popular work is Etzkowitz and Leydesdorff’s (2000) “The dynamics of innovation: From national systems and "mode" 2 to a triple helix of university-industry-government relations.” Published in Research Policy, this article, which compares alternative models for evaluating the existing research system according to various social contexts, was cited by students and research professionals worldwide 10,886 times.

Its other most cited research outputs are Biggs and Tang’s (1999) “Teaching for Quality Learning at University” (10,569 citations) and James Kent et al.’s (2002) “The human genome browser at UCSC” (Genome Research, 9,070 citations).

Other Bocconi University research facts and figures are its industry-standard research centers and institutes. These include the Centre for Research on Management and Economics of Arts and Culture Institutions, the Bocconi Institute for Data Science and Analytics, and the Centre for Research on Health and Social Care Management.
98 World 1 National Guido Tabellini

Guido Tabellini

Bocconi University, Italy
H-index 86 Citations 79,207 159
210 World 3 National Gianmarco I.P. Ottaviano

Gianmarco I.P. Ottaviano

Bocconi University, Italy
H-index 72 Citations 36,304 196
251 World 5 National Massimiliano Marcellino

Massimiliano Marcellino

Bocconi University, Italy
H-index 68 Citations 15,280 235
397 World 11 National Francesco Giavazzi

Francesco Giavazzi

Bocconi University, Italy
H-index 61 Citations 25,631 142
483 World 12 National Roberto Perotti

Roberto Perotti

Bocconi University, Italy
H-index 57 Citations 34,480 93
484 World 13 National Carlo A. Favero

Carlo A. Favero

Bocconi University, Italy
H-index 57 Citations 12,239 144
503 World 14 National Valentina Bosetti

Valentina Bosetti

Bocconi University, Italy
H-index 56 Citations 9,801 190
763 World 18 National Tito Boeri

Tito Boeri

Bocconi University, Italy
H-index 48 Citations 11,930 138
833 World 19 National Franco Malerba

Franco Malerba

Bocconi University, Italy
H-index 46 Citations 18,007 107
1143 World 23 National Peter F. Pope

Peter F. Pope

Bocconi University, Italy
H-index 40 Citations 9,929 125
1272 World 25 National Elena Carletti

Elena Carletti

Bocconi University, Italy
H-index 38 Citations 9,960 92
1747 World 35 National Massimo Marinacci

Massimo Marinacci

Bocconi University, Italy
H-index 32 Citations 10,540 85
1843 World 36 National Nicola Gennaioli

Nicola Gennaioli

Bocconi University, Italy
H-index 32 Citations 10,714 53
2172 World 46 National Massimo Guidolin

Massimo Guidolin

Bocconi University, Italy
H-index 30 Citations 6,478 146
2173 World 47 National Vincenzo Galasso

Vincenzo Galasso

Bocconi University, Italy
H-index 30 Citations 4,016 75
2174 World 48 National Eliana La Ferrara

Eliana La Ferrara

Bocconi University, Italy
H-index 30 Citations 15,891 47

Our research was coordinated by Imed Bouchrika, PhD, a computer scientist with a well-established record of collaboration on a number of international research projects with different partners from the academic community. His role was to make sure all data remained unbiased, accurate, and up-to-date.

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