Marco Rodolfo DI TOMMASO

dtmmrc@unife.it



Main current positions:

• Full Professor of Applied Economic Studies, Department of Economics and Management of Università degli Studi di Ferrara, Italy (www.unife.it);
• Director of C.MET05 - Interuniversity Centre for Applied Economic Studies (University of Florence, University of Ferrara, University of Naples L’Orientale, Polytechnic University of Marche), Italy (www.cmet05.it) ;
• Director of the China and Italy School of Policy (www.cisp-project.it);
• Director of CIRL - China and Italy Research and Learning Project (www.cirl-project.it);
• Guest Honorary Professor at South China University of Technology, China (www.scut.edu.cn);
• General Secretary of SIEPI - the Italian Society of Industrial Economics and Policy (www.siepi.univpm.it);
• Scientific Board: CRISAL - Centre for Health Economics and Management – University of Ferrara
• Scientific Board: l’industria, il Mulino;
• Scientific Board: Technehub - Regional Innovation Platform for the Construction Industry;
• Scientific Board and Deputy Director of EMILIALAB (Universities of Modena Reggio Emilia Ferrara Parma);
• Scientific Board of UNITALIA - Republic of Italy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry for Education (http://www.uni-italia.it);
• Steering Committee: the Regional Industry 4.0 Group, Emilia Romagna Region Industry Association.

LEARNING AND ACCADEMIC PROFESSIONAL PATH

• 2010: Full Professor in Applied Economic Studies;
• 2004: Confirmed Associate Professor in Applied Economic Studies;
• 2001: Associate Professor in Applied Economic Studies;
• 1999: Researcher in Economic Policy Studies, University of Ferrara;
• 1997: PhD in Economic Policy, University of Naples Federico II;
• 1995: MA (Econ.) Development Economics, University of Manchester;
• 1991: BA in Political Sciences / Economics, University of Bologna.

Other academic experiences

• 2008-on going: Honorary Professor at SCUT, South China University of Technology, China;
• 2014: Visiting Professor at UCLA, University of California Los Angeles, USA
• 2010: Visiting Professor at UCLA, University of California Los Angeles, USA
• 2002-2008: Visiting Professor at SCUT, South China University of Technology, China;
• 2009: Visiting at UCLA, University of California Los Angeles, USA;
• 2008-2009: Visiting Professor at ASE, Accademia di studi economici, Bucharest, Romania;
• 1998-2005: Deputy Director of L’Institute – Institute for Industrial Development Policy - University of Birmingham (UK), University of Ferrara (Italy), University of Wisconsin/Milwakee (USA);
• 2002: Visiting at UCLA, University of California Los Angeles, USA;
• 2001: Visiting Fellow University of Wisconsin/ Milwaukee, USA;
• 2000: Visiting Fellow at UCLA, University of California Los Angeles, USA;

Other professional experiences

• 2009: International Expert at OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development);
• 2007-2008: International Expert at UNIDO (United Industrial Development Organization);
• 2006-2009: Expert for the Italy-China Intergovernmental Committee, Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs;
• 2000-2003: International Expert at UNDP (United Nations Development Program);
• 1999-2003: International Expert at UNIDO (United Industrial Development Organization);
• 1999-2006: Chief Editor at L’industria - Rivista di Economia e Politica Industriale, il Mulino, Bologna;
• 1998-1999: economist at CEPAL (The United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean);
• 1992-1996: economist at Nomisma spa, Reserach Centre for economic and policy analysis, Bologna, Italy;
• 1991: economist at CEMIS – National Centre for Military and Strategic Studies, Italian Ministry of Defense;
• 1990-1991: BNL Bank, London Branch, London, UK;
• 1989-1990: Rolo Bank Leasing spa, Bologna, Italy.

TEACHING - selected

• 1999-ongoing: Professor of: Industrial Economics and Policy Department of Economics and Management, University of Ferrara.
• 2003-ongoing: Professor of: Development Economics and Policy, Department of Economics and Management”, University of Ferrara.
• 2015-on going: Professor of: Economics of Development and Emerging Markets, Department of Economics and Management”, University of Ferrara
• 2006-ongoing: Lecturer at the China and Italy School of Policy. Main partners: Sun Yat-Sen University, the Government of Guangdong Province, The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
• 2010-on going: Lecturer, Master MUSEC – Master in Cultural Management, Department of Economics and Management, University of Ferrara.
• 2012-on going: Lecturer, Master PERFECT – Master in Local Government Management, Department of Economics and Management, University of Ferrara.
• 2013-on going: Lecturer, Master MEM – Master in Managing Emerging Markets (topics: China Industrial Development and Policy; The Economics and the Political Economy of Emerging Economies), universities of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Ferrara, Parma.
• 2013-on going: Lecturer, Master in International Management, ISTAO – Istituto Adriano Olivetti, (topic: Italian and Chinese industries in the International Market), Ancona.
• 2009: Co-director and Lecturer of the Vietnam and Italy School of Policy, Learning Program for Vietnamese Entrepreneurs, Managers and Policy Makers promoted in collaboration with the Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Vietnamese National Entrepreneur Association.
• 2009-2013: Lecturer, Master in Innovation, SMEs and Local Development (topic: Italian Industry, Industrial Policy), University of Palermo.
• 2005-2013: Lecturer (topics: Industrial Economics and Policy; “Development Economics”; Local Development Policy). Master in Local and International Development, Stoà - Istituto di Studi per la Direzione e Gestione di Impresa – L’Orientale University of Naples.
• 2007-2008: Lecturer at the Master ECOPOLIS - International Master in Smart City, Urban Creativity and Local Collaborative Development, Faculty of Economics, University of Ferrara.
• 2006: Lectures at the PhD programme promoted by the Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest, Romania.
• 2006: Lecturer and local unit scientific coordinator, training programme for Latin American policy makers promoted by UNIDO (United Nations Organization for Industrial Development), in collaboration with Venice International University;
• 2003-2012: Lecturer of Applied Economics, Master in Economics and Management of Health Services, Faculty of Economics, University of Ferrara.
• 2002-2004: Professor of: The Economics of International Institution, Faculty of Economics, University of Ferrara;
• 1998 – 2005: Scientific coordination (with Prof. Patrizio Bianchi - University of Ferrara and Prof. Roger Sugden - University of Birmingham) and lectures on “Industrial Economics and Policy” and “Development Economics and Policy” at the Graduate School in Industrial Development Policy, organised by L’Institute, University of Birmingham, University of Ferrara, University of Wisconsin/Milwaukee;
• 2000-2001: Scientific coordination with Prof. Roger Sugden (University of Birmingham) and Dr. Mario Davide Parrilli (UCA – Università CentroAmericana) and lectures of “Industrial Economics and Policy” and “Development Economics and Policy” at the The Central America School in Industrial Development Policy, Managua, Nicaragua, organised by L’Institute, University of Birmingham, University of Ferrara, University of Wisconsin/Milwaukee, UCA-Università Centroamericana;
• 1996-2000: Lectures and tutorials of Macroeconomics, Industrial Economics, Economic Policy, European Economic Policy at the Faculties of Economics and Law, University of Ferrara.
• 2000-2006: Lectures of Industrial Economics and Policy and Development Economics at the Master in Organisation and Development, PROFINGEST, Bologna, Italia;
• 1995 – 2000: Lectures of Macroeconomics and Industrial Economics at the Master and graduate specialisation programmes, IFOA, Reggio Emilia, Italy;
• 1996 - 1997: Lectures of Development Economics at the Specialisation course in Cooperation and Policies for the development of under-developed areas, University of Bologna, Faculty of Political Sciences, Bologna;
• 1996: Lectures at the Specialisation Course in Cooperation and Development, financed by the European Social Fund and promoted by the Bologna Province government;
• 1995 – 1997: Tutor in Macroeconomics, University of Bologna, Faculty of Political Sciences, Bologna
• 1995 – 1997: Tutor in Industrial Economics and Development Economics, University of Bologna, Faculty of Political Sciences, Bologna, Forlì branch.

RESEARCH ACTIVITY - selected

• Scientific Coordinator of the project TRAS-ET - Teaching, Research and Advisory Services in support of the College of Business and Economics of the Adisababa University, Ethiopia. In collaboration with the Addiss Ababa University, the Ethiopian Government, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2016-on going).
• Unit Scientific Coordinator of the CHETCH project (focus on Chinese Health Industry) financed within the (FP7) The Seventh Framework Program of The European Union for Research and Technological Development, (2014-on going).
• Scientific Coordinator and Project Manager of the CIRL Project - The China And Italy Joint Research And Learning Project; CIRL is a project promoted at the University of Ferrara in collaboration with (among the others): University of Florence, Polytechnic University of Marche, University of Naples L’Orientale, c.MET05, Emilia Romagna Region Government, Lombardy Region Government, Toscana Region Government, Agenzia per la China, Toscana Promotion, UNIDO-ITPO, Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Consulate General of Italy in Guangzhou, Department of Science and Technology of the Guangdong Province (China), Department of Human Resource of the Guangdong Province (China), Sun Yat-Sen University (China), South China University of Technology (China) (2002-ongoing).
• Scientific Coordinator of THE INTER.COS Project: “The internationalization of the regional construction industry. Opportunities, Obstacles, and Policy Perspectives”, (Keywords: construction industry internationalization regional development policy), promoted and financed by Regione Emilia Romagna Government and Obiettivo Lavoro (2014-2015).
• Scientific Coordinator of THE VIET-RER Project: “Human Resource Training for go-to-Vietnam company and territory strategies” (Keywords: Vietnam, Italy, SMEs, Human resources) promoted and financed by Emilia Romagna government Region in collaboration with Università L’Orientale di Napoli, Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, UNITALIA, Vietnam Commerce University (2015-2016).
• Scientific Coordinator of THE UNI-HANOI Project (Keywords: Vietnam, Italy, SMEs, International industry), promoted and financed by the University of Ferrara in collaboration with Hanoi University (Vietnam) and the Italian Embassy in Vietnam (2012-2013).
• Scientific collaboration to the project “Intangibles, company performances and territorial development”, developed in the framework of the Italian Ministry of Education “ex 60% FAR program” (2012-on going).
• Scientific Coordinator and Project Manager (with Professor Stuart O. Schweitzer) of the AKPT Project: “Academic Knowledge Production and Transfer. Policy targets and implications for the Health Industry”. AKPT is a project promoted at the University of Ferrara in collaboration with a network of colleagues based at: Fudan University (China), Lappeenranta University of Technology (Finland), Madrid University (Spain), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA), Tel Aviv University (Israel), UCLA (USA), (2008-2010).
• International Expert for OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development): Territorial Review of Guangdong (China) (2009);
• Scientific Coordinator of the project “Clusters, Industry and Industrial Policy”, research project selected and financed by MIUR in the framework of “INTERLINK”, programme for the support of the internationalization process of the university system (2005-2008).
• Scientific Manager and Coordinator of the research group: “Migration of Italian firms to Romania. Empirical study, theoretical considerations, firm strategies and government policy implications”, developed in the framework of “The Romanian-Italian inter-university partnership for joint economic studies”, in collaboration with Academy of Economic Studies of Bucharest (Romania), West University in Timisoara (Romania), under the Auspices of Italian Embassy in Romania, Unimpresa (2007-2008).
• International Expert: UNIDO (United Industrial Development Organization), project “Euromediterranean Charter for Enterprises”, in collaboration with European Union and OECD (2007-2008).
• Scientific Coordinator of the project “Promozione dell’export ed internazionalizzazione del sistema produttivo regionale” (Export Promotion and the Internationalization of the regional system of production), research project promoted by the University of Ferrara in collaboration with the Emilia Romagna Region government (2007-2008).
• Scientific Coordinator of the project “La Politica industriale in un contesto aperto” (Industrial Policy in an open context), research project promoted at the University of Ferrara in the framework of the Italian Ministry of Education “ex 60% program” (2006-2007).
• Scientific Coordinator of the project “Salute, innovazione e competitività regionale” (Health, innovation and regional competitiveness), research project promoted by the University of Ferrara in collaboration with the Emilia Romagna Region government (2006-2007).
• Scientific Coordinator of the project “Sviluppo locale e nuova industria. La ricerca di nuovi settori nel confronto internazionale” (Local development and new industries. Looking for new strategic sectors in the international scenario), research project promoted at the University of Ferrara in the framework of the Italian Ministry of Education “ex 60% program (2005-2006).
• Scientific Coordinator of the research group for the project “Strategie per il patrimonio culturale” (Strategies for Cultural industries), promoted and financed within the “Fondo di Ateneo per la Ricerca - secondo livello”, University of Ferrara (2006-2007).
• Scientific Coordinator of the project “Emilia-Romagna e Cina. Sfide e opportunità per le imprese, sistemi locali di produzione e istituzioni” (Emilia-Romagna Region and China. Challenges and opportunities for companies, clusters and institutions), research project promoted by the University of Ferrara in collaboration with the Emilia Romagna Region government (2004-2005).
• Scientific Coordinator and Project Manager of: “SME Development in the Arab Mediterranean Countries”, promoted by UNDP (United Nations Development Program) in collaboration with UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization) (2000-2003).
• Scientific Coordinator and Project Manager of the project “Manufacturing, Investment Promotion and SMEs Development in Syria”, promoted by UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization) in collaboration with the Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs and the Syrian Ministry of Industry (2001-2002).
• Member of the research group of the project “Sviluppo industriale, innovazione e processi di globalizzazione: aspetti settoriali e impatti per l’economia locale” (Industrial Development, Innovation and Globalization), research project promoted by the University of Ferrara in the framework of the Italian Ministry of Education “ex 60% program” (2000-2002).
• Scientific manager (with Prof. P. Bianchi and Prof. S. Schweitzer) and coordinator of the research group of the project “The Health Industry and Policy Project”, research project promoted by the University of Ferrara in collaboration with the University of Birmingham, UCLA (University of California Los Angeles), The Italian Ministry of Industry, The Italian Ministry of Scientific Research, the Italian Ministry of Health, Aventis Foundation, Emilia Romagna Region Government, Farmaindustria, Federfarma (1999-2003).
• Member of the research group of the project “Infrastrutture, competitività, livelli di governo: dall’economia italiana all’economia europea” (Infrastructure, Competiveness and Government: from Italy to Europe), research project promoted by the University of Bologna in the framework of the ex 40% programme (1998-1999).
• Member of the research group of the project “Sistemi complessi d’impresa e politiche per lo sviluppo” (Systems of firms and Development Policy), research project promoted at the University of Ferrara in the framework of the ex 60% programme (1998-1999).
• Member of the research group of the project ”Las pequeñas y medianas empresas industriales en América Latina y el Caribe” (SMEs in Latin America), promoted by CEPAL (The United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean) (1998-1999).
• Member of the research group of the project “Governance e sviluppo economico - Istituzioni e governo dell'economia” (Governance and Economic Development: Institution and Economy Governance), strategic CNR project promoted by the University of Roma Tor Vergata (1997-1998).
• Scientific Coordinator (with Prof. Patrizio Bianchi), and member of the research group of the project “The role of SMEs, Asian and European Experiences”, promoted within the ASEM - Asia Europe permanent Meeting and by the Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs (1997-1998)
• Manager of the research group in the project “Analisi della subfornitura meccanica nella provincia di Ferrara” (Subcontracting in the Mechanics Industry of Ferrara Province), project promoted by S.I.PRO, Local Development Agency of the Ferrara Province (1997-1999).
• Member of the research group of the project “State of Food and Agriculture 1997: special chapter on “Agroindustry and Development”, within the Annual Report promoted by FAO, Food Agricultural Organisation, United Nations (1997).
• Member of the research group of the First Italy-Africa Report, edited by the Italian African Institute – Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs: analysis of Italian investments in Africa (1996-1997).
• Member of the research group of the project “Foreign Investment in East Africa”, commissioned by World Bank to Economisti Associati s.r.l., Bologna (1993-1994).
• Researcher in the field of territorial and industrial policies, Nomisma spa, Center for Economic studies and analyses, Bologna (1992-1996)

PUBLICATIONS

On going (accepted):
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Schweitzer, S.O., Rubini, L. special issue for International Journal of Health Technology and Management: “The Demand and the Supply of Healthcare in China”, (accepted and forthcoming).
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Yue, Q., Bonnini, S., “Focusing on the Chinese Health Industry: an empirical enquiry on the TCM listed firms. Is Large and Private Beautiful?”, in International Journal of Health Technology and Management, (accepted and forthcoming).
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Barbieri, E., Schweitzer, S.O., Huang, M., special issue for International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: “The International Healthcare Industry Supply in a Changing Global Demand”, (accepted and forthcoming).
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Spigarelli, F., special issue for International Journal of Emerging Markets: "Selective Industrial Policies in Emerging Markets: how do they affect economic growth, country specialization and competitiveness?", (accepted and forthcoming).

Published:
• Di Tommaso M.R., Tassinari M. Bonnini, S., Marozzi M., “Industrial Policy and Manufacturing Targeting in the US: New Methodological Tools for Strategic Policy-making." International Review of Applied Economics, 10.1080/02692171.2017.1303036
• DI Tommaso, M.R., Tassinari, M., (2017) “Industria governo e mercato. Lezioni americane”, Il Mulino, Bologna.
• Zheng, G., Barbieri, E., Di Tommaso, M.R. Zhang, L., “Economic and technology development zones, SEZ and other special economic enclaves: Zooming in on the Chinese case”, in China Economic Review (2016), doi: 10.1016/j.chieco.2016.01.001
• Pollio C., Barbieri E., Rubini L., Di Tommaso M. R., “Attrarre basta per innovare? La via cinese nell’industria dell’auto” in L’Industria - Rivista di economia e politica industriale, Il Mulino, Bologna, N. 4/16, 2016.
• Angelino A., Tassinari M., Barbieri E., Di Tommaso M. R., “Caratteristiche delle imprese e vincoli di business environment. Evidenze dal Vietnam” in L’Industria - Rivista di economia e politica industriale, Il Mulino, Bologna, N. 4/16, 2016.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Barbieri, E., “Investimenti, innovazione e politiche per lo sviluppo industriale. Quo vadimus?” in Cappellin R., Baravelli M., Bellandi M., Camagni R., Ciciotti E., Marelli E., (a cura di), Investimenti, innovazione e nuove strategie di impresa. Quale ruolo per la nuova politica industriale e regionale?, Milano, Egea, 2016.
• Tassinari M., Di Tommaso M., Bonnini S., “Il sistema produttivo ferrarese nel contesto regionale. Analisi dello sviluppo industriale e dell’innovazione nelle PMI”, in Bruzzo, A., Ramaciotti, L., (a cura di), Forme di partnership pubblico-privato per il trasferimento tecnologico in provincia di Ferrara, ARACNE, Roma, 2016.
• Rubini L., Di Tommaso M.R., Barbieri E., “Special Economic Zones and Cluster Dynamics: China”, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (2nd edition), Elsevier, pp. 207-212, 2015.
• Tassinari, M., Di Tommaso, M.R., La politica industriale europea: la desiderabilita` di un approccio “settoriale”, in Economia Marche-Journal of Applied Economics Vol. XXXIV, No. 2, December 2015.
• Barbieri, E., Di Tommaso, M.R, Tassinari, M., “Politiche industriali selettive e settori strategici. Lo scenario e scelte di Pechino” in L’Industria - Rivista di economia e politica industriale, Il Mulino, Bologna, N. 3/15.
• Di Tommaso, M.R, Angelino, A., “Hanoi tra Washington e Pechino. La crescita industriale vietnamita tra export-led growth e pianificazione selettiva” in L’Industria - Rivista di economia e politica industriale, Il Mulino, Bologna, N. 3/15, 2015.
• Rubini L., Tassinari, M., Di Tommaso M.R., “Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Alcune riflessioni sulle implicazioni per l’industria europea e Americana”, Economia Marche-Journal of Applied Economics Vol. XXXIV, No. 1, June 2015.
• Di Tommaso M.R., “Politiche per il rilancio dell’industria italiana: settori strategici, cambiamento strutturale e domanda di qualità della vita dei cittadini”, in Cappellin R., Baravelli M., Bellandi M., Camagni R., Ciciotti E., Marelli E, a cura di, Investimenti, innovazione e città: una nuova politica industriale per la crescita, Milano, Egea, 2015.
• Di Tommaso M R., Tassinari M., “La politica industriale contemporanea tra crisi economica e impatto ambientale. Un’applicazione al caso dell’industria manifatturiera negli Stati Uniti”, in Augusto Ninni (a cura di), Politica industriale e sviluppo sostenibile, Collana di economia industriale e applicata, Parma, Dipartimento di Economia Università di Parma, 2014.
• Tassinari M., Di Tommaso M R., Bonnini S., Marozzi M., “La Terza Italia di fronte alla Crisi e alla crescita delle nuove potenze manifatturiere. Una metodologia di supporto alle decisioni di politica industriale regionale”, in Economia Marche-Journal of Applied Economics, Vol. XXXIII, No. 2, 12/2014.
• Di Tommaso M R., Tassinari M., “La politica industriale tra crisi economica e impatto ambientale. Un’applicazione sul caso dell’industria manifatturiera negli Stati Uniti”, in Ninni, A., Politica industriale e sviluppo sostenibile, Dipartimento Economia Università Parma, Collana di Economia Industriale e Applicata, 2014.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Sarcina A., Bonnini S.,China: industrialization, growth and territorial disparities. A challenge to the sustainability of the process of change and development, Il Mulino, Bologna, in L’Industria - Rivista di economia e politica industriale, N. 3/2014.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Tassinari, M., “Governo e Industria negli Stati Uniti. Le pratiche del passato e il dibattito sulle politiche del presente”, in L’Industria - Rivista di economia e politica industriale, Il Mulino, Bologna, N. 3/2014.
• Motta L. , LI P., Zhao M. , Di Tommaso M.R., Rubini, L. , The research on intellectual capital measurement based on Chinese Institutional Enviroment, in “管理学报 (Guanli Xuebao) - Chinese Journal of Management ”, vol. 11, n. 9, 2014.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Rubini, L., Schweitzer, S.O., “Chinese Demand For Health And Business Opportunities For Western Medicine Industries. How Industrial Policy Might Encourage The Link", in c.MET05 Working Paper, No. 1406, 2014.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Tassinari, M., "Open innovation practices: measuring, economic performance, and industrial policy issues. An analysis of the Italian manufacturing system", c.MET05 Working Paper, No. 1407, 2014.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Schweitzer, S.O., “Industrial Policy in America: Breaking the Taboo”, Cheltenham England: Edward Elgar Publishers, 2013.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Rubini L. and Barbieri E., “Southern China: Industry, Development and Industrial Policy”, Milton Park Abingdon United Kingdom, Routledge, 2013.
• Barbieri E., Huang M., Di Tommaso M.R. and Lan, H., Made-in-China high-tech national champions of business excellence, in Measuring Business Excellence, Vol. 17, n. 2, 2013.
• Rubini L., Motta L. and Di Tommaso M.R., Quality-based excellence and product-country image. Case studies on Italy and China in the beverage sector, in Measuring Business Excellence, Vol. 17, n. 2, 2013.
• Barbieri E., Sarcina A., Bazzucchi L. and Di Tommaso M.R., Promoting business excellence at local level: the case of Guangdong Province, China, in Measuring Business Excellence, Vol. 17, n. 2, 2013.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Bazzucchi L., Cina contemporanea: Un’analisi sulle politiche per la promozione della specializzazione industriale a livello territoriale, in “L’Industria - Rivista di economia e politica industriale”, Il Mulino, Bologna, N. 3/13, 2013
• Barbieri E., Di Tommaso M.R. and Bonnini S., “Industrial Development Policies and Performances in Southern China: Beyond the Specialised Industrial Cluster Program”, in “China Economic Review”, vol.23, pp. 613-625, 2012.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Sarcina A., Bonnini S., Industrializzazione e squilibri territoriali: un’analisi esplorativa dedicata al caso cinese, in “L’Industria - Rivista di economia e politica industriale”, Il Mulino, Bologna, N. 3/13, 2012.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Barbieri, E., Rubini, L., The Cantonese model: Clusters of firms and local industrial development policy in Southern China, in “c.Met05 working papers”, n.1212, 2012.
• Barbieri, E., Di Tommaso, M.R., Huang, M., Innovation in Chinese cluster-based leading enterprises, in “c.Met05 working papers”, n.1213, 2012.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Rubini L., “Industria della stampa e dell'editoria”, in Economia e Finanza, Istituto della enciclopedia italiana Treccani, Roma: ITALIA pp.494- 494, 2012.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Rubini L. “Made in Italy”, in Economia e Finanza, Istituto della enciclopedia italiana Treccani, Roma: ITALIA pp.69- 71, 2012.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Bazzucchi L., “Corporation”, in Economia e Finanza, Istituto della enciclopedia italiana Treccani, Roma: ITALIA pp.329- 330 , 2012.
• Bazzucchi L., Di Tommaso M.R. “Tigri asiatiche”, in Economia e Finanza, Istituto della enciclopedia italiana Treccani, Roma: ITALIA pp.554- 555, 2012.
• Barbieri E., Di Tommaso M.R. “Barriera”, in Economia e Finanza, Istituto della enciclopedia italiana Treccani, Roma: ITALIA pp.120- 120, 2012.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Rubini., L., “Achieving excellence in exporting intangible-intensive goods: measuring economic performance”, in Measuring Business Excellence, n. 3, 2012
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Schweitzer, S.O., “The Management of Academic Knowledge and Industrial Development: International Experiences in Health-Industry-Related Sectors”, special issue of International Journal of Healthcare Technology and Management, 2010.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Schweitzer, S.O., “Academic Knowledge Production and Transfer. Policy targets and implications for the Health Industry”, in International Journal Healthcare Technology and Management, vol. 11, n. 4, 2010.
• Di Tommaso M.R. and Huang M., “Knowledge transfer between universities, hospitals and industry: a case study of the traditional Chinese medicine industry”, in International Journal Healthcare Technology and Management, vol. 11, n. 4, 2010.
• Di Tommaso M.R. and Ramaciotti, L., “Academic Knowledge Transfer to Industry: Spin-off Practices and Policies in Italy”, in International Journal Healthcare Technology and Management, vol. 11, n. 5, 2010.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Barbieri, E., Huang M., “Industrial Development Policy and Innovation in Southern China: Government targets and firms behaviour”, in European Planning Studies, Volume 18, n.1, 2010.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Purpura, A., “Il Sud e le politiche per l’industria”, in Bianchi, P., Pozzi, C., Le politiche industriali alla prova del futuro. Analisi per una strategia nazionale, Il Mulino, Bologna, 2010.
• Barbieri, E., Di Tommaso, M.R., Rubini, L., Industria contemporanea nella Cina meridionale: governi, imprese e territori, Carocci Editore, Roma, 2009.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Barbieri, E., Rubini L. “Industrial Development Policies in Southern China: the Specialised Towns Program” , 2009, in Economia e Politica Industriale, 3/2009.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Rubini, L., “Made in Italy” and “Made in China”: Empirical analysis and industrial policy implications, 2009, c.Met05 working papers, n.2.
• Di Tommaso, M.R. Dragomirescu, H., “Measuring the Intangible Content of Goods Traded on International Markets. An Exercise on the "Made in Italy" Versus "Made in China" Case.”, in Romanian Journal of Economic Forecasting, num. 3, 2009.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Rubini, L., Paci, D., L’industria della salute, Milano, Franco Angeli, 2009.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Schweitzer, S.O., “Percorsi di sviluppo per l’industria italiana. Può “the Health Industry” contribuire al cambiamento?”, in Di Tommaso, M.R., Rubini, L., Paci, D., L’industria della salute, Milano, Franco Angeli, 2009.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Paci, D. “L’industria della Salute. Riflessioni per la politica industriale in Italia”, in Di Tommaso, M.R., Rubini, L., Paci, D., L’industria della salute, Milano, Franco Angeli, 2009.
• Di Tommaso M.R., “Industrie, governi e crisi globale”, in L’industria - Rivista di economia e politica industriale, Bologna, il Mulino, 1/2009.
• Di Tommaso M.R., “Oltre i confini dell’industria italiana”, in L’industria - Rivista di economia e politica industriale, Bologna, il Mulino, 3/2008.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Baradel A., “Manifattura cinese e manifattura italiana. Analisi empirica e implicazioni per la politica industriale”, in L’industria - Rivista di economia e politica industriale, Bologna, il Mulino, 3/2008.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Schweitzer S.O, Small and Medium-size Firms in High Technology Industries: The Experience of Biotechnology Firms in the United States, in D. Parrilli, R. Sugden and P. Bianchi (eds.), High Technology, Productivity and Networks (Basingstoke UK: Palgrave Macmillan) 2008.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Una politica estera per l’industria italiana. E non solo., in l’industria - Rivista di economia e politica industriale, Bologna, il Mulino, 3/2007.
• Di Tommaso, M.R, Rubini, Industrial Policy for “new” industries in “old” Europe: virtual cluster in genetics in Italy, in International Journal of Healthcare Technology and Management, Vol. 1, N.1, 2007.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Bellandi, M., Il fiume delle perle. La dimensione locale dello sviluppo industriale cinese e il confronto con l'Italia, Torino, Rosenberg & Sellier, 2006.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Bellandi, M., "La nuova industria cinese e il confronto con l'Italia", in Il fiume delle perle. La dimensione locale dello sviluppo industriale cinese e il confronto con l'Italia, Torino, Rosenberg & Sellier, 2006.
• Di Tommaso M.R., "La questione cinese: politiche per il riposizionamento e il consolidamento strategico dell'industria italiana", in Il fiume delle perle. La dimensione locale dello sviluppo industriale cinese e il confronto con l'Italia, Torino, Rosenberg & Sellier, 2006.
• Bellandi, M., Di Tommaso, M.R., "The Local Dimension of Industrial Policy", in Bianchi, P., Labory, S., The International Handbook of Industrial Policy, Cheltenham England: Edward Elgar Publishers, 2006.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Giovannelli, Nazioni Unite e sviluppo industriale, Franco Angeli, Milano, 2006.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Giovannelli, S., "Per un intervento delle Nazioni Unite nelle dinamiche dell'industria globale", in Di Tommaso, M.R., Giovannelli, Nazioni Unite e sviluppo industriale, Franco Angeli, Milano, 2006.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., "Politica industriale: le esperienze, il dibattito e una possibile agenda per le Nazioni Unite" in Di Tommaso, M.R., Giovannelli, Nazioni Unite e sviluppo industriale, Franco Angeli, Milano, 2006.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Ceglie, G., Rubini, L., "Politiche per la promozione di cluster d'imprese nei Paesi in via di sviluppo. Il dibattito internazionale e l'esperienza UNIDO", in Di Tommaso, M.R., Giovannelli, Nazioni Unite e sviluppo industriale, Franco Angeli, Milano, 2006.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Barbieri, E., Giovannelli, S., Le pratiche di valutazione delle politiche: una delle possibili motivazioni all'intervento delle Nazioni Unite in campo industriale, in Di Tommaso, M.R., Giovannelli, Nazioni Unite e sviluppo industriale, Franco Angeli, Milano, 2006.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Bellandi, M., Rubini, L., "Aprendiendo del debate internacional sobre cluster y districtos: variables relevantes para la investigacion empirica en China", in Di Maria, E., Micelli, S., (a cura di) Sistemas locales en la redes internacionales de produccion, Roma, Aracne Editrice, 2006.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Rubini, L., "La geografia della produzione in Guangdong: agglomerazioni di imprese e città specializzate", in Bellandi, M. Biggeri, M., La sfida industriale cinese vista dalla Toscana distrettuale, Quaderni di Toscana Promozione, Firenze, n. 1, 2005.
• Di Tommaso, MR., La questione cinese e quella italiana: alcune riflessioni per il dibattito di politica industriale, in Annuario socio-economico ferrarese, a cura di CDS, Ferrara, CDS Edizioni, 2005.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., et al., Sistemi di imprese, dinamiche spontanee e interventi pubblici. Riflessioni sui paesi in via di sviluppo, "Rivista Italiana di Economia, Demografia e Statistica", LVIII nn. 1/2, gennaio/giugno 2004.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Schweitzer S.O., “Las Pequenas y medianas empresas en industrias de alta tecnologia: la experencia de las empresas biotecnologicas en los Estatos Unidos”,” in Bianchi, P., Parilli M.D., Sugden, R., Alta Tecnologia, productivitad y redes, Città del Messico, Edizioni El Collegio de Tlaxcala, 2005.
• Di Tommaso MR, Paci D, Rubini L, and Schweitzer SO, “Is Distance Dead? High-Tech Clusters Analysis and Policy Perspectives”, in Pitelis C, Sugden R, and Wilson JR ,(eds.), Clusters and Globalisation: The Development of the Economies, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2004.
• Bellandi, M., Di Tommaso, M.R. Guangdong, "Cina: un laboratorio per lo studio della nuova industria", in Economia e Politica Industriale, Franco Angeli, n.121-2004.
• Bellandi, M., Di Tommaso, "The case of Specialised Towns in the Guangdong Province, China", in European and Planning Studies, Volume 12, 2004.
• Di Tommaso MR and Schweitzer SO, (eds.), Health Policy and High-Tech Industrial Development: Learning from Innovation in the Health Industry, Cheltenham England: Edward Elgar Publishers, 2005.
• Di Tommaso MR, Paci D, and Schweitzer SO, “The Geography of Intangibles: the case of the Health Industry”, in Di Tommaso MR and Schweitzer SO, (eds.), Health Policy and High-Tech Industrial Development: Learning from Innovation in the Health Industry, Cheltenham England: Edward Elgar Publishers, 2005.
• Di Tommaso MR, Schweitzer SO, "The Health Industry Model: New Roles for the Health Industry", in Di Tommaso MR and Schweitzer SO, (eds.), Health Policy and High-Tech Industrial Development: Learning from Innovation in the Health Industry, Cheltenham England: Edward Elgar Publishers, 2005.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Rubini, L., Ferrara Forum. Contributi al dibattito sulle politiche per l'industria della salute, Ferrara, Corbo Editore, 2004.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Paci, D., Schweitzer S.O, “Clustering for Intangibles”, in Bianchi, P., Labory, S.,(eds.) "Intangible Assets", Ashgate, 2004.
• Bianchi, P., Di Tommaso, M.R., L'industria dopo l'Euro e la posizione competitiva dell'Italia: note introduttive, in "l'industria", Bologna, Il Mulino, 2002.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Industry and development in Syria. Zooming on SME sector, UNITED NATIONS INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION PUBBLICATIONS, 2004.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Industry and development in Lebanon. Zooming on SME sector, UNITED NATIONS INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION PUBBLICATIONS, 2004.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Bianchi, P., "Presentazione", in l'industria - Rivista di economia e politica industriale, Bologna, il Mulino, vol. 4, 2004.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Bianchi, P., "Presentazione", in l'industria - Rivista di economia e politica industriale, Bologna, il Mulino, vol. 3, 2004.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Bianchi, P., "Presentazione", in l'industria - Rivista di economia e politica industriale, Bologna, il Mulino, vol. 2, 2004.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Bianchi, P., "Presentazione", in l'industria - Rivista di economia e politica industriale, Bologna, il Mulino, vol. 1, 2004.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Giovannelli, "Nazioni Unite per lo sviluppo industriale. Cenni sullo scenario e dettagli di un caso studio", in Prodi, G., Politiche industriali in un contesto aperto, Franco Angeli, Milano, 2003.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Schweitzer, S.O., Why do Biotechnology Firms Cluster? Some Possible Explanations, in Sugden, R., Cheng, R., Meadows, G.R., (eds.) "Urban and Regional Prosperity in a Globalised New Economy", Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 2003.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Bagnasco, S., Lanzoni, E., A Survey on SME sector in Syria, ITPO - UNITED NATIONS INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION PUBBLICATIONS, 2002.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Industry, Policies and SMEs: a cross-country inquiry on some Arab Mediterranean Countries, ITPO - UNITED NATIONS INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION PUBBLICATIONS, 2002.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Lanzoni, E., Rubini, L., Support to SMEs in the Arab Region: the case of Tunisia, ITPO - UNITED NATIONS INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION PUBBLICATIONS, 2001.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Lanzoni, E., Rubini, L., Support to SMEs in the Arab Region: the case of Morocco, ITPO - UNITED NATIONS INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION PUBBLICATIONS, 2001.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Lanzoni, E., Rubini, L., Support to SMEs in the Arab Region: the case of Egypt, ITPO - UNITED NATIONS INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION PUBBLICATIONS, 2001.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Lanzoni, E., Rubini, L., Support to SMEs in the Arab Region: the case of Jordan, ITPO - UNITED NATIONS INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION PUBBLICATIONS, 2001.
• ITPO - Di Tommaso M.R., Bianchi P. e Rubini L., Le api audaci. Piccole Imprese e Dinamiche Industriali in Estremo Oriente, Milano, F. Angeli, 2000.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Bianchi P., Le api audaci: le piccole imprese in Estremo Oriente, in Di Tommaso M.R., Bianchi P. e Rubini L., Le api audaci. Piccole Imprese e Dinamiche Industriali in Estremo Oriente, Milano, F. Angeli, 2000
• Di Tommaso M.R., Bianchi P., Globalizzazione e politiche industriali in Estremo Oriente, in Di Tommaso M.R., Bianchi P. e Rubini L., Le api audaci. Piccole Imprese e Dinamiche Industriali in Estremo Oriente, Milano, F. Angeli, 2000.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Bianchi P., Piccole imprese e politiche industriali in un contesto aperto, in Di Tommaso M.R., Bianchi P. e Rubini L., Le api audaci. Piccole Imprese e Dinamiche Industriali in Estremo Oriente, Milano, F. Angeli, 2000.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Bianchi P., Rubini, R., Sviluppo accelerato e fratture sociali, in Di Tommaso M.R., Bianchi P. e Rubini L., Le api audaci. Piccole Imprese e Dinamiche Industriali in Estremo Oriente, Milano, F. Angeli, 2000
• Di Tommaso M.R. e Schweitzer S.O., “L'industria della salute”: oltre il contenimento dei costi, “L’Industria”, n. 3/2000.
• Di Tommaso M.R, Dubbini S., Towards a theory of Small Firms: theoretical aspects and some policy implications, CEPAL, Santiago, Chile, UNITED NATION PUBBLICATION, 2000.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Sviluppo e piccola impresa, Ferrara, Corbo Editore, 1999.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Sviluppo, in Di Tommaso M.R., Sviluppo e piccola impresa, Ferrara, Corbo Editore, 1999
• Di Tommaso M.R., Bianchi, P., Impresa e Sviluppo, in Di Tommaso M.R., Sviluppo e piccola impresa, Ferrara, Corbo Editore, 1999
• Di Tommaso M.R., Dubbini, S., Piccola Impresa, in Di Tommaso M.R., Sviluppo e piccola impresa, Ferrara, Corbo Editore, 1999
• Di Tommaso M.R., Piccola Impresa e Sviluppo, in Di Tommaso M.R., Sviluppo e piccola impresa, Ferrara, Corbo Editore, 1999
• Di Tommaso M.R., Rabellotti R. (a cura di), Efficienza collettiva e sistemi d’imprese, Bologna, Il Mulino, 1999.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Efficienza collettiva e politica industriale, in Di Tommaso M.R. e Rabellotti R., “Efficienza collettiva e sistemi d’imprese”, Bologna, Il Mulino, 1999.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Efficienza collettiva: i nodi della politica, in Quaderni del Dipartimento di Economia Istituzioni Territorio, n. 13, Università degli Studi di Ferrara, Ferrara, 1999.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Parrilli M.D, (a cura di) Las pequeñas y medianas empresas, “Encuentro”, Numero speciale, Managua, XXXI, No.50, 1999.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Bianchi P., El papel de las Pymes en un escenario global de cambio: hacia un nuevo enfoque de politicas, in Di Tommaso M.R. e Parrilli M.D, (a cura di) Las pequeñas y medianas empresas, “Encuentro”, Numero speciale, Managua, XXXI, No.50, 1999.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Eficiencia colectiva y cluster de empesas: los nodos de la politica, in Di Tommaso M.R. and Parrilli M.D. (ed.), Las pequeñas y medianas empresas, “Encuentro”, Numero speciale, Managua, XXXI, No.50, 1999.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Bianchi P., “Government”, “Governance” e integrazione: alcune riflessioni di politica economica, in Istituzioni e governo dell’economia, ed. by L. Paganetto and G. Tria, Bologna, Il Mulino, 1999.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Systemes d’enterprises et efficacite collective: problemes de politique industrielle, in Enterprises et territoires, ed. by J.P. Gilly e J. Menville, special issue of “Sciences de la Societe”, N. 48, 1999.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Bianchi P., Teoria dell’impresa e politica per lo sviluppo, in Quaderni del Dipartimento di Economia Istituzioni Territorio, n. 4, University of Ferrara, 1999.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Bianchi P. (eds.), The role of SMEs: Asian and European Experiences, background papers AESMEC ’98 - Asia Europe SME Conference, Napoli, May 1998.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Carrara D., Piano triennale di sviluppo socio-economico della Comunità Montana delle Colline Metallifere, Massa Marittima, Novembre 1998.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Riflessioni di politica per lo sviluppo: da un approccio “good centred” ad uno “people centred”, in Quaderni del Dipartimento di Economia Istituzioni Territorio, n. 6, University of Ferrara, 1998.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Dubbini, S., Verso una teoria per la piccola impresa: considerazioni di economia industriale e riflessioni di politica economica, in Quaderni del Dipartimento di Economia Istituzioni Territorio, n. 7, University of Ferrara, 1998.
• Bianchi, P., Di Tommaso, M.R., Politica industrial para las PYME en la economia global, in Commercio Exterior, Vol. 48, No. 8, Universitad Nacional Auctonoma de Mexico, Città del Mexico, 1998.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Industrial Organisation and Development Policy, Industrial Development Policy Discussion Paper, n. 4, l’institute – Institute for Industrial Development Policy, 1998.
• Di Tommaso M.R., et al. L'impatto economico delle spese militari in Emilia Romagna, Centro militare di Studi strategici, Roma 1994.

Public presentations (seminars, conferences, workshop, etc.) - selected
• Pollio, C., Barbieri, E., Rubini, L., Di Tommaso, M.R., “Attrarre basta per innovare? La via cinese nell'industria dell'auto”, presented at: XV Workshop Annuale della Società Italiana di Economia e Politica Industriale, Palermo, 8-9 Febbraio 2017.
• Angelino, A., Tassinari, M., Barbieri, E., Di Tommaso, M.R., “Caratteristiche delle imprese e vincoli di business environment. Evidenze dal Vietnam”, presented at: XV Workshop Annuale della Società Italiana di Economia e Politica Industriale, Palermo, 8-9 Febbraio 2017.
• Tassinari, M., Angelino, A., Barbieri, E., Di Tommaso, M.R., “Industria emergente, imprenditorialità e investment climate. Infrastrutture e accesso alla finanza in Etiopia”, presented at: XV Workshop Annuale della Società Italiana di Economia e Politica Industriale, Palermo, 8-9 Febbraio 2017.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Barbieri, E., Tassinari, M., The political economy of selective industrial policies, presented at IIPPE - International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy, Seventh Annual Conference in Political Economy, Lisbon, Portugal, Sept 6-10t 2016.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Barbieri, E., Tassinari, M., Huang, M., China’s Development Plans:
the government’s choice of its industrial pillars, presented at IIPPE - International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy, Seventh Annual Conference in Political Economy, Lisbon, Portugal, Sept 6-10t 2016.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Tassinari, M., Barbieri, E., Morleo, G., Manufacturing development and industrial policy. The Korean way, presented at IIPPE - International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy, Seventh Annual Conference in Political Economy, Lisbon, Portugal, Sept 6-10t 2016.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Tassinari, M., Barbieri, E., Morleo, G., Manufacturing development and industrial policy. The Korean way, presented at IIPPE - International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy, Seventh Annual Conference in Political Economy, Lisbon, Portugal, Sept 6-10t 2016.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Angelino, A., Industrial policy in Vietnam between export-led growth and selective planning, presented at IIPPE - International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy, Seventh Annual Conference in Political Economy, Lisbon, Portugal, Sept 6-10t 2016.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Rubini, L., Pollio, C., Transnational networks of knowledge co-producers.
Heterogeneity, Complexity and Leadership in China-Europe research co-operations:.
The case of Health sector, presented at CHINA GOES GLOBAL CONFERENCE, July 26th-28th 2016.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Barbieri, E., Tassinari, M., Selective Industrial Policies and Planning in China. Looking for Tools to mitigate Government Failures, presented at CHINA GOES GLOBAL CONFERENCE, July 26th-28th 2016.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Angelino, A., “Hanoi between Washington and Beijing. Vietnamese industrial development through export-led growth and selective planning”, presented at CHINA GOES GLOBAL CONFERENCE, July 26th-28th 2016.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Tassinari, M., Barbieri, E., Morleo, G., “Manufacturing development and industrial policy. The Korean way”, presented at CHINA GOES GLOBAL CONFERENCE, July 26th-28th 2016.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Barbieri, E.,Tassinari, M., Marozzi, M., “Selective Industrial Policies and Planning in China. Looking for tools to mitigate government failures”, presented at CHINA GOES GLOBAL CONFERENCE, July 26th-28th 2016.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Tassinari, M., Rubini, L., “Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Riflessioni sulle implicazioni per l’industria Europea e Americana, presented at: XIII workshop c.MET05, Napoli, 15-16 Giugno 2016.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Qi, Y., M.R., Bonnini, S., Focusing on Health Industry Supply in China. An empirical enquiry on Listed TCM Firms, presented at: XIII workshop c.MET05, Napoli, 15-16 Giugno 2016.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Barbieri, E., Tassinari, M., Tools for Selective Industrial policy: how and why sectors should be ranked, presented at: XIII workshop c.MET05, Napoli, 15-16 Giugno 2016.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Sarcina, A., La sostenibilità delle disparità territoriali nei percorsi di crescita e industrializzazione: il caso cinese, presented at: XIII workshop c.MET05, Napoli, 15-16 Giugno 2016.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Barbieri, E., Tassinari, M., Marozzi, M., Politiche industriali selettive in Cina, presented at: XIII workshop c.MET05, Napoli, 15-16 Giugno 2016.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Beyond China. Challenges and Opportunities in other Asian Countries, presented at “TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION WITH CHINESE CHARACTERISTICS, PROJECT: FP7-PEOPLE-MSCA, Università del Salento 7-8 Aprile 2016.
• Barbieri, E., Tassinari, M., Di Tommaso, Marozzi, M., “Industrial policy and strategic sectors in Europe. A methodological proposal for better decision-making.”, presented at: XIV Workshop Annuale della Società Italiana di Economia e Politica Industriale, Firenze, Febbraio 2016.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Barbieri E., Tassinari, M., La fragilità delle politiche industriali selettive. Settori strategici, interesse nazionale e scelte regionali, presentato a: Incontri di Artimino sullo sviluppo locale - XXV edizione - Lo sviluppo locale in transizione: cittadinanza sociale, gestione della diversità e nuova industria, Prato 18-20 Novembre 2015.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Barbieri, E., Tassinari, M., Selective Industrial Policy in China: How to prioritize Industrial Sectors?, presented at IIPPE - International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy, Sixth Annual Conference in Political Economy, Leeds, UK, Sept 9-11th 2015.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Angelino A., Tassinari M., Industry and Development in Vietnam. Traditional Planning and New Industrial Policy, presented at: XII workshop c.MET05, Venezia, Università ca’ Foscari Venezia, 10-11-12 Giugno 2015.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Barbieri E., Tassinari M., Marozzi M., Industrial Policies and Planning in China. Looking for tools to mitigate government failures, presented at: XII workshop c.MET05, Venezia, Università ca’ Foscari Venezia, 10-11-12 Giugno 2015.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Tassinari M., Bonnini S., Marozzi M., European industrial policy facing the crisis: a methodological proposal for better decision-making, presented at: XII workshop c.MET05, Venezia, Università ca’ Foscari Venezia, 10-11-12 Giugno 2015.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Sarcina A., Bonnini S., Marozzi M., National industrial development and “territorial industrial inclusion: new evidences on the case of China, presented at: XII workshop c.MET05, Venezia, Università ca’ Foscari Venezia, 10-11-12 Giugno 2015.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Bonnini S., Iordan C., Cao L., China Health Status: geographic imbalances, temporal dynamics, socio-economic and environmental explanatory factors, presented at: XII workshop c.MET05, Venezia, Università ca’ Foscari Venezia, 10-11-12 Giugno 2015.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Policy strategies for industry and development in contemporary global markets. Goals, Threads and Challenges, presented at the Conference: Business and Public Management Policy in Europe and China, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, CHINA, 9 May 2015.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., International Industry and National Industrial Policy:
the US, Europe and China, Guest Speaker at Shenzen University, Shenzen, CHINA, 26 April 2015.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Politiche per il rilancio dell’industria italiana. Settori strategici, cambiamento strutturale e domanda di qualità della vita dei cittadini, presented at: La ripresa economica e la politica industriale e regionale: dalle strategie ai fatti, Milano, Politecnico di Milano, 20.3.2015.
• Di Tommaso, M.R. (with M. Tassinari) Go-Back-To-Manufacturing Industrial Policy.Yes, but in which industries?Uncertainty analysis for policy-making strategic decisions. A case study on the United States, presented at: XIII° Workshop Annuale della Società Italiana di Economia e Politica Industriale, Milano, 5-6 Febbraio 2015.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Rinascita produttiva italiana: l’offerta dei nostri territori e la domanda dei paesi emergenti, presentato a: Incontri di Artimino sullo sviluppo locale - XXIV edizione - Strategie territoriali per nuovi modelli produttivi, Prato, 15 Ottobre 2014.
• Di Tommaso, M.R. (with M. Tassinari) Politica industriale, interventi strategici e fallimenti del governo. Alla ricerca di strumenti trasparenti utili a ridurre la discrezionalità del policy maker, presentato a: Politica industriale e sviluppo sostenibile, Dipartimento di Economia Università di Parma, Parma, 3 October 2014.
• Di Tommaso, M.R. (with L. Rubini) Intangibles and the competition among nations: China vs. Italy in the American fashion market, presentato a: Interdisciplinary Workshop on Intangibles, Intellectual Capital and Extra-financial Information, Ferrara, 18-19 September 2014.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., The Industrial Policy Resurgence and the never-ending Crisis. Looking for alternative effective policy anwers, presented at IIPPE - International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy, Fifth Annual Conference in Political Economy, Naples, Sept 16-18th 2014.
• Di Tommaso, Marco R. (with S.Bonnini and A. Sarcina): Industrial Growth and Regional Disparities in China, presented at: XI workshop c.MET05, Ancona, June 2014.
• Di Tommaso, Marco R. (with M. Tassinari): La politica industriale Americana, presented at: XI workshop c.MET05, Ancona, June 2014.
• Di Tommaso, Marco R. (with M. Tassinari, S. Bonnini, M. Marozzi: Politica industriale, interventi strategici e fallimenti del governo. Alla ricerca di strumenti trasparenti utili a ridurre la discrezionalità del policy maker, presented at: XI workshop c.MET05, Ancona, June 2014.
• Di Tommaso, Marco R. (with M. Tassinari) “Industrial Policy in the US. Re-Reading the History and the On-Going Crisis” presented at XIX Covegno AISSEC (Associazione Italiana Studi Sistemi Economici Comparati), “Overcoming the Crisis: inequality and unemployment in advanced and emerging countries”, Università di Macerata, Macerata, 27 Giugno 2014.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Industrial Policy, National Government and International Markets, Guest Speech at Foreign Trade University, Hanoi, VIETNAM, 12 June 2014.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Industrial Policy Today. Theories, Government Practices and contemporary Challenges, Guest Speech at Vietnam Commercial University, Hanoi, VIETNAM, 11 June 2014.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., International Industry and Industrial Policy. Theory, Practices and the on-going international crisis, Guest Speaker at Jinan University, Guangzhou (Canton), CHINA, 6 June 2014.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Perspective on China and Europe Partnership: Health Industry Supply and Health Demand, presented in the framework of the CHETCH project at SCUT – South China University of Technology, Guangzhou (Canton), CHINA, 5 June 2014.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., La Domanda di beni e servizi dei paesi emergenti e l’Offerta dei nostri territori: politiche regionali e strategie d’impresa, Puglia c.MET05 Policy Colloqium, Lecce, 29 Maggio 2014.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Politica industriale in Cina e negli Stati Uniti. Analisi comparata e implicazioni per l’Italia, presentato a Gli incontri di Artimino sullo sviluppo locale, IRIS-Regione Toscana e Università di Firenze, 8 Ottobre 2013.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Industrial Policy: Theoretical rationales and government practices. What next? Guest Lecture at UNIVERSITAS INDONESIA, Faculty of Economics and Business, Jakarta, INDONESIA, 19 September 2013.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., International Industry and Industrial Policy. Learning from Theory and Government Practices, Guest Lecture at South China University of Technology, Business School, Canton (Guangzhou), CHINA, 12 September 2013.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Industrial Policy in Contemporary International Markets. Theory, History, Practices, Guest Lecture at Sun Yat-Sen University School of Government, Canton (Guangzhou), CHINA, 9 September 2013.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Better Markets, Better Governments, Better Societies. Beyond the paralysis of Industrial Policy, presented at IIPPE (International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy) - Fourth Annual CONFERENCE 2013. “Political Economy, Activism and Alternative Economic Strategies”, Den Hague, The Netherlands, July 9-11, 2013.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Bazzucchi L., Cina contemporanea: Un’analisi sulle politiche per la promozione della specializzazione industriale a livello territoriale, presented at: Governance del territorio: sviluppo industriale sostenibile, politiche per l’innovazione e internazionalizzazione, X° C.MET05 Workshop”, Firenze, July 2013.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Sarcina A., Bonnini S., Industrializzazione e squilibri territoriali: un’analisi esplorativa dedicata al caso cinese, presented at: Governance del territorio: sviluppo industriale sostenibile, politiche per l’innovazione e internazionalizzazione, X° C.MET05 Workshop”, Firenze, July 2013.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., “Smart industries”. Politica industriale, reti della conoscienza e relazioni economiche italia-Cina, presented at “The 2012 Sino-Italy Economic Forum”, Naples, 19 November 2012.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., “Hot-topics” in the contemporary debate about (Chinese) Industrial Clusters, presented at “New challenges for the European Cluster Observatory, Workshop organised by the European Union Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry, Modena, 11 October 2012
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Trecentoventisei città industriali cinesi: domanda cinese e offerta italiana, presented at INARCH - National Architecture Institute, Roma, 15 October 2012.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Rubini, L., Made in China” really endangering “Made in Italy”? A study of price differentials in traditional sector exports, prepared for the EPI Conference «The Role of Large Emerging Countries in the World Economy: Threats and Opportunities for European Firms?» Parma, 18-19 June 2012.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Barbieri, “Innovation policies and local industrial development in contemporary Chinese Industry. An empirical analysis”, prepared for the EPI Conference «The Role of Large Emerging Countries in the World Economy: Threats and Opportunities for European Firms?» Parma, 18-19 June 2012.
• Di Tommaso, M., Il secolo cinese: concrete opportunità di crescita per l'industria italiana nella Cina contemporanea, presented at the workshop: “Evoluzione del consumo in Cina e opportunità per le aziende pratesi”, CEDIC-Polo universitario pratese, Prato, 14 June 2012.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Barbieri, E., “Politiche per l’innovazione in Cina: analisi territoriale in Guangdong”, Nono workshop c.MET05, Ancona, 7-8 June 2012.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., “Building on the concept of Intangibles. Policy perspectives and Research Agenda”, presented at the 7th Interdisciplinary workshop on intangibles, intellectual capital & extra-financial information, Kozminski University, Warsaw, Poland, 30th September 2011.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., “Industria italiana e industria cinese”, presentato al Convegno “IMPRESA E DIRITTO. Italia e Cina a confronto”, University of Macerata and Confucius Institute, Macerata, Italy, 4th and 5th October 2011.
• Di Tommaso M.R., “Local development policy: international literature and practices. Building on the Guangdong specialized towns program”, presented at the International Forum and Learning Program: Guangdong Specialized Towns. Development Policy and Strategy, Beijiao Town, Shunde District, 6-8th April 2011.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Economic Development and Industrial Policy in Southern China, presented at the International Workshop “Economic Development and Regional Differentiation in China: Trends and Opportunities”, Florence, 10th November 2010.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., (with Rubini, L.,) Visualling, measuring and exporting intangible-intensive goods, 6th Interdisciplinary workshop on intangibles, intellectual capital & extra-financial information, Catania, 30th September – 1st October 2010.
• Di Tommaso, M.R, “Nuove opportunità per lo sviluppo delle relazioni economiche tra Italia e China: investire nell’industria della salute”, Shanghai Government Health Bureau, Shanghai, China, 15 March 2010.
• Di Tommaso, M.R, The competition between “Made in Italy” and “Made in China” in international markets: what do we learn ?, Chongqiong University, Chongqing, China, 13 March 2010.
• Di Tommaso, M.R, “Nuove opportunità per lo sviluppo delle relazioni economiche tra Italia e China: investire nell’industria della salute”, Consolato generale d’Italia a Canton, Canton, 10 March 2010.
• Di Tommaso, M.R, “Politiche per lo sviluppo industriale in China. Un percorso interpretativo”, presented at: “Industria Asiatica e il “nostro sviluppo locale”, Università L’Orientale, Napoli, 26-27 February 2010.
• Di Tommaso, M.R, “Local Development and Industrial Policy”, presented at the annual conference of SIEPI (Società Italiana di Economia e Politica Industriale), Alessandria, 21st January 2010.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., “Local Development in Southern China”, presented at “The development of SMEs: policies, actors and problems. A comparison between Japan, China, Argentina and Italy, Istituto Italo-Latino Americano, Rome, 15th January 2010.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., “Le produzioni “Made in Italy” nel contesto internazionale. Novembre 2009: alcune riflessioni per il dibattito di politica industriale”, presented at the conference “Misure anticrisi e ristrutturazione industriale”, Faculty of Economics, University of Parma, 5th November 2009.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Measuring the intangible contents of goods: the “made in Italy” and “made in China” competition, EIASM Workshop on Visualing, Measuring, and Managing Intangibles and Intellectual Capital, DRESDEN, Germany, 8th October 2009.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., (with Rubini, L.), “Made in Italy” e “Made in China” in Europe and in the United States: policy implications in crisis times, XXXIII Convegno Nazionale di Economia e Politica Industriale, Ferrara, 25-26 September 2009.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., “China and Italy in the global contemporary markets”, Cervia International Summer School, Istituto per l’Europa Centro-Orientale e Balcaniìca – University of Bologna, Italy, 11th September 2009.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., “Endogenous Institutional Change. Discussing the Case of China”, National Conference of AIS-ELO - Associazione Italiana di Sociologia, sezione Economia, Lavoro e Organizzazione Sviluppo, Cagliari, 17-18 September 2009.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., “Local Development in the contemporary international scenario. Firms strategies and Industrial Policies”, presented at Seminar on Regional and Urban Development, OECD-National and Development Reform Commission-China Development Research Foundation, Bejijng, 26th June 2009.
• Di Tommaso M.R, “Made in Italy versus Made in China”, presented at Joint Research Laboratory: Firm Strategy and Government Industrial Policy, South China University of Technology, Canton, Guangdong, China, 29th April 2009.
• Di Tommaso M.R, Emerging Issues in International Contemporary Industry, International Forum: Emerging Issues in International Contemporary Industry: Firms Strategies and Government Policies in crisis times, Shantou University, Shantou, Guangdong, China, 24th April 2009.
• Di Tommaso M.R, “Italian and Chinese goods in the international markets. Empirical analysis and policy implications”, presented at Research Colloquia: informal meeting for the exchange of views, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China, 22nd April 2009.
• Di Tommaso M.R, Made in Italy versus Made in China. Il confronto nei mercati internazionali tra produzioni italiane e cinesi, Scuola Superiore dell'Università degli Studi di Udine, Udine, Italy, 01/12/ 2008.
• Di Tommaso M.R, (with Dragomirescu, H.) Tangible and Intangible Contents of Goods. Conceptual Issues, Measurement Procedure, and Industrial Policy Implications, Annual EIASM Conference 2008 – Hasselt, Belgium, 22/10/2008.
• Di Tommaso M.R, (with Baradel, A., Rubini L.), Export overlap between “Made in Italy” and “Made in China”. Data analysis and industrial policy implications, EUNIP 2008, European Network on Industrial Policy, Annual Conference, San Sebastian, Spain, 12/09/2008.
• Di Tommaso M.R, (with Barbieri, E., Huang, M.), EUNIP 2008, European Network on Industrial Policy, Annual Conference, San Sebastian, Spain, 12/09/2008.
• Di Tommaso M.R, Contemporary International Competition in “Knowledge-intensive Industries”: Firm Strategy and Industrial Policy perspectives. Studying the case of “Made in Italy” and “Made in China”, presented at South China University of Technology in Canton, 28/04/2008.
• Di Tommaso M.R, Knowledge-intensive Productions in Contemporary International Industry: Firm Strategy and Industrial Policy perspectives, presented at Academy for Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania, 13th June 2008.
• Di Tommaso M.R. (with Barbieri E., Huang M.), “Government Policy and Firm Strategy in Southern China Specialised Towns: Western Categories and Oriental Practices”, presented at the Conference “China’s Three Decades of Economic Reform”, 19th Chinese Economic Association Annual Conference, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, Untied Kingdom, 1-2- Aprile 2008.
• Di Tommaso M.R, “Industria Italiana e Domanda Cinese”, presented at the conference “Gli scenari dell’Asia contemporanea tra locale e globale,” Università Orientale di Napoli, 12/ 3/2008.
• Di Tommaso M.R, (with Barbieri E.), Local Development in Southern China: the Two Hundreds “one-city-one-product” towns, EUNIP 2007, European Network on Industrial Policy, Annual Conference, Prato, 12-13 September 2007.
• Di Tommaso M.R, (with Barbieri E.), Local Development in Southern China, paper presented at the XIV National Scientific Conference of AISSEC (Associazione Italiana per lo Studio dei Sistemi Economici Comparati), Faculty of Economics, Parma, Italy, 21st June 2007.
• Di Tommaso, MR., Foreign Direct Investment in ASIA. What about Italy and Vietnam?, presented at the conference: Italy-Vietnam: Production, Markets And Co-Operative Relations, Hanoi, Vietnam, 25th May 2007
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Industrial Policy. Theories and Practices, presented at the Academy for Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania, 19th April 2007.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Studying the Emilia Romagna Region in a perspective of industrial collaboration with China, paper presented at the conference promoted by ICE, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Emilia-Romagna region government, in the framework of the initiatives promoted for the visit of the Italian Government in China, Canton, China, 14 September2006.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Italia-Cina: modelli di sviluppo locale a confronto, paper presented at the conference promoted by ICE, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Emilia-Romagna region government, in the framework of the initiatives promoted for the visit of the Italian Government in China, Zhouhai, China, 17 September2006.
• Di Tommaso M.R., Dinamiche di sviluppo locale in Cina e le potenzialità per l’industria italiana, paper presented at the seminar: “Italia-Cina: esperienze, strategie e modelli regionali a confronto”, seminar of the network of participants to the committee Italia-Cina Bologna, 14th July 2006.
• Di Tommaso M.R, Politica Industriale: fondamenti teorici e dibattito corrente, presented at the: Internal Training Workshop on Industrial Policy, programme promoted by the Italian Ministry of Economics and the Rumenian Ministry of Economics, Twinning Project RO03-IB-OT07, project financed by the European Union, GDIP Headquarters, Bucharest, 16th May 2006.
• Di Tommaso M.R, The Italian Industry: Old differences, New Challenges and Industrial Policy Remarks, presented at the: Public Seminar on Industrial Cluster and Cluster-based Industrial Policies, conference jointly promoted by the Italian Ministry of Economics and the Rumenian Ministry of Economics, Twinning Project RO03-IB-OT07, project financed by the European Union, GDIP Headquarters, Bucharest, 17th May 2006.
• Di Tommaso M.R, (with Barbieri E.), Industrial Development and Policy: main issues on the research agenda, People's Government of Guangdong Province Development Research Centre, Canton, China, March 2006.
• Di Tommaso M.R, La questione cinese e la questione italiana, presented within the UNIDO JLP, training programme for Latin American policy makers promoted by the United Nations in collaboration with Venice International University, University of Ferrara, University of Florence, University of Parma, University of Bari, February 2006.
• Di Tommaso M.R, (with Paci, D.), The Intangible Content of Local Development: An Industrial Policy Perspective, presented at the XIX RENT Conference “Entrepreneurship, Competitiveness and Local Development”, University of Napoli Federico II and Città della Scienza, 16-18 November 2005.
• Di Tommaso M.R, (with Paci, D.), The intangibile pillar of Italian Industry. Policy answers to external shock, presented at the EIASM Conference “Visualising, Measuring and Managing Intangible and Intellectual Capital”, Ferrara, October 2005.
• Di Tommaso M.R, The Ferrara Health Industry and Policy Project: main results and perspectives, presented at the IX Ferrara Graduate School on Industrial Development Policy International Workshop (Universities of Birmingham, Ferrara, Wisconsin), Ferrara, September 2005.
• Di Tommaso M.R, The China and Italy Research and Learning Project: the ongoing fieldwork, presented at the IX Ferrara Graduate School on Industrial Development Policy International Workshop (Universities of Birmingham, Ferrara, Wisconsin), Ferrara, September 2005.
• Di Tommaso M.R, Sviluppo locale cinese, sviluppo locale italiano, presented at the XXIX Convegno Nazionale di Economia e Politica Industriale, Università della Calabria, Cosenza, September 2005.
• Di Tommaso M.R, (with M. Bellandi and L. Rubini), Studying Industrial Development, EUNIP, European Network on Industrial Policy, , Birmingham, UK, December 2004.
• Di Tommaso M.R, Italia-Guangdong: sfide e opportunità per imprese, istituzioni e sistemi locali di produzione, Consulate General of Italy in Guangzhou, Canton, 20th November 2004.
• Di Tommaso M.R, Sistemi di imprese, dinamiche spontanee e interventi pubblici. Riflessioni sui paesi in via di sviluppo, Convegno nazionale di Economia, Demografia e Statistica, Università degli Studi di Torino, Torino, 20th June 2004.
• Di Tommaso M.R, (with Prodi G.), Exploring Transnational Linkages and Cluster-to-Cluster Relations. China and Italy, the Case of Ceramic Tile Industry, presented at the conference: “Regional Innovation Systems and Science and Technology Policies in Emerging Economies: Experiences from China and the World”, Zhongshan University, Canton, Guangdong, China, 19-21 Aprile 2004.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., (with Bellandi, M.), Industry in new emerging China. The case of specialised town in the Guangdong Province, presented at the: "Workshop on Spatial Networks and Cluster - Development local et governance territoriale", Université de Toulouse, Toulose 11-12 March 2004.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., (with Bellandi, M.), Studying Italian and Guangdong Industry: experiences, methodological tools and case studies, presented at the Zhongshang University di Canton, Guangdong, China, 18th November 2003.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., (with Bellandi, M.), Guangdong, China: un laboratorio per lo studio della nuova industria, presented at the XXVII Convegno Nazionale di Economia e Politica Industriale, Università di Parma, Parma 27th September 2003.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Piccole e medie imprese nei paesi Arabi del mediterraneo, presented nell'ambito del convegno "Sviluppo locale: trappola della povertà, riforma federalista della costituzione, formazione degli operatori", Università di Parma, Parma, 5 giugno 2003.
• Di Tommaso, Note introduttive in materia di politiche per l'industria della salute, presented nell'ambito del "The Ferrara Health Industry Policy Forum, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, 22 novembre 2002.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., (con Schweitzer, S.O.), Clustering for intangibles, presented nell'ambito del progetto PRISM della Comunità Europea, Copenhagen, 18 September2002.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., On SMEs in Arab Mediterranean Countries, presented at the "Third Mediterranean Social and Political Reserach Meeting", Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studie-Istituto Universitario Europeo, Fiesole-Montecatini 20-24 March 2002.
• Di Tommaso, Sulle politiche per lo sviluppo dell'industria della salute, presented nell'ambito del "The Ferrara Health Industry Policy Forum", University of Ferrara, Ferrara 19 novembre 2001.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., The international debate on SMEs: what have we learned, presented at the conference: "The China Research and Learning Forum", South China University of Technology, Canton, China, 3-5 March 2001.
• Di Tommaso, M. R., SMEs Policy Analysis, speech at the Syrian Ministry of Industry, Damasco, 27 March 2001.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., (with Bianchi, P., Rubini, L.), SMEs Development and Globalization: Suggestion for Guangdong, China, paper presented at the "2000 International Consultative Conference on the Future Economic Development of Guangdong Province", Canton, China, 15th November 2000.
• Di Tommaso, M.R. (with Bianchi, P., Rubini, L.), Guangdong Policy to Attract Foreign Investment, paper presented at the "2000 International Consultative Conference on the Future Economic Development of Guangdong Province", Canton, China, 16th November 2000.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., SMEs Policies in the Arab Region: some preliminary results, speech at UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization), Vienna, 3rd November 2000.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., The consensus on SMEs: Three Specifications, paper presented at the Milwaukee International Workshop on Enterprise Strategies and Regional Growth Policies in New Global Economy, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 12th July 2000.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., Sulla Piccola impresa, presented at UCA - Università Centroamericana, Managua, Nicaragua, 16th July 2000.
• Di Tommaso, M. R., SME Policy Analysis: the logical framework, speech at the Egyptian Ministry of Industry, Il Cairo, 20th June 2000.
• Di Tommaso M.R. (with Schweitzer, S.O.), The Health Industry. Beyond Cost Containment, paper presented at The Ferrara Health Industry Policy Forum, Ferrara, 18th May 2000.
• Di Tommaso, M. R., SMEs Policy Analysis: the logical framework, presented at UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization), Vienna, 29th May 2000.
• Di Tommaso M.R. (with Rubini, L.), Relazioni di subfornitura meccanica: il caso di Ferrara, Ferrara, 17th February 2000.
• Di Tommaso, M. R., SMEs Policy Analysis: the logical framework, speech at the Algerian Ministry of Industry, Algeri, 28th March 2000.
• Di Tommaso, M.R., (with Rubini L.), Relazioni di subfornitura e politiche per lo sviluppo locale, paper presented in the framework of the ex 40% MURST programme 1998, Ferrara, 30th April 1999.
• Di Tommaso, M.R. (with Bianchi P.), The role of SMEs: European and Asian Experiences, paper presented at the AESMEC 98 - Asia Europe SMEs Conference, Napoli, 28 May 1998.
• Di Tommaso, M.R. (with Bianchi P.), Government, governance ed integrazione: alcune riflessioni di politica economica, paper presented in the framework of the Strategic CNR Project, Rome, May 1997.