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Simona Fabrizi is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Economics and Finance (Albany). She holds a PhD in Economics from the Toulouse School of Economics and the University of Bologna. Simona's research has been published in top-field economics journals such as Economic Theory (ABDC and ERA ranked A*), the Journal of Industrial Economics (ERA ranked A*), the Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (ERA ranked A) and Telecommunications Policy (ERA ranked A). Her research has been cited favourably in top econ journals such as the American Economic Review, Economic Theory, and other leading econ journals such as Telecommunications Policy. Findings of her research also caught repeatedly the attention of legal scholars, investor blogs, and New Zealand’s MBIE.
Simona is the founding member of the recently established Research Network in 'Applied and Theoretical Economics (ATE)' hosted and administered at Massey University and, since 2010, a Member of the Centre for Mathematical Social Sciences at the University of Auckland. She is very active in the research community, also by collaborating with, and attracting, internationally reputed scholars, by having secured external research funding in several occasions (including Marsden funds), by organising workshops, by regularly presenting her research in international refereed conferences and invited academic seminars, by having championed a Memorandum of Understanding between Massey University and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology to foster research collaborations in economics across the two institutions, as well as by often acting as ad-hoc referee for A* and A ranked journals and as external examiner for research theses.
Simona acted (2008-2014) as the Editor of the New Economics Paper Reports in RePEc 'Contract Theory and Applications' and coordinated (2011-2014) the economic seminar series within the School of Economics and Finance, Albany campus.
She recently returned to Massey University, after spending a research leave at the University of New South Wales, School of Economics (July 2014 - Februrary 2015).
For detailed information about Simona's research and achievement, please visit her personal website at http://www.massey.ac.nz/~sfabrizi/ and/or her research profiles appearing in SSRN and RePEc, respectively at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=875506 and http://econpapers.repec.org/RAS/pfa52.htm
Simona's research work and expertise lies in the broad area of applied microeconomic theory.
Within this area she has explored (i) the incentives to innovate and the role of information asymmetries, part of a 3-year Marsden Fast Start funded project (start date February 2009, end date June 2012); (ii) competition and regulation in the telecommunications industry; (iii) prospect theory and reference-dependent preferences and their applications to the widespread business practice of recommending retail prices; (iv) corruption and institutions; and, more recently, also (v) topics in decision theory and experimentation. For more information about Simona's research and achievement, please visit her personal website at http://www.massey.ac.nz/~sfabrizi/ and/or her research profiles appearing in SSRN and RePEc, respectively at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=875506 and http://econpapers.repec.org/RAS/pfa52.htm
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Field of Research Codes
Applied Economics (140200): Economic Theory (140100): Economics (140000): Industry Economics and Industrial Organisation (140209): Mathematical Economics (140103):
Mathematical Sciences (010000):
Microeconomic Theory (140104): Public Economics- Public Choice (140213)
Applied Microeconomic Theory
Competition Law and Policy
Economic Theory and Design
Project Title: Venture Capitalists and Intellectual Property
Date Range: 2009 - 2012
Funding Body: Marsden Fund - Fast Start
Project Title: Innovation and Venture Capital
Date Range: 2008 - 2009
Funding Body: Massey University