Dr Franco Mariuzzo
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Franco is an ATS lecturer in Econometrics and a member of the ESRC Centre for Competition Policy. He obtained his Bachelor degree in Economics and Commerce from University of Venice and his Master’s degree of Economics and Finance from Venice International University. He completed his Doctorate in Quantitative Economics in 2004 at University of Venice. During his doctoral program he spent one year at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and half a year at Harvard University. At the beginning of 2004 he joined the MEA, Mannheim Institute for the Economics of Ageing, Mannheim, to collaborate on the first wave of SHARE: Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe. From September 2004 to August 2007 he covered the position of Contract Lecturer at the Department of Economics, Trinity College Dublin. He then held a Postdoctoral Research position: one year at the Department of Economics and Econometrics of the University of Groningen and three years at Geary Institute, University College Dublin.
To Upgrade or Not to Upgrade? The Release of New Versions to Survive in the Hypercompetitive App MarketFull Text
Commodity Market Dynamics and the Joint Executive Committee (1880-1886)UEA Repository
Simulating demand for electric vehicles using revealed preference dataFull Text UEA Repository
Behavioural Economics in Competition and Consumer PolicyUEA Repository
Coverage of retail stores and discrete choice models of demand: Estimating price elasticities and welfare effectsUEA Repository
Estimating the price overcharge from the cartelisation of the Irish automobile industryUEA Repository
Merger control in differentiated-product industriesUEA Repository
Our sample: 50+ in EuropeUEA Repository
Labour force participation of the elderly: Unused capacityUEA Repository
Firm size and market power in carbonated soft drinksUEA Repository
Key Research Interests
Franco’s research interests are Applied Econometrics and Industrial Organization. He has worked with structural econometrics models to evaluate horizontal mergers and acquisitions in differentiated products industries and has done work on Cartels. He has contributed to a report for the European Competition Commission. He is currently pursuing research in Industrial Organization on the research areas: taxation; mobile applications; pay-to-delay deals, returns from new products and varieties; cartel punishment, consumer reviews. He is also pursuing a quantitative analysis on the historical urban evolution of Dublin, Ireland.
Work in progress
Bennato, A. and Mariuzzo, F. The Incidence of Fines on Cartel Dynamic Pricing.
Bennato, A., Mariuzzo, F. & Walsh, P.P. “Differentiated v. Homogeneous Taxation in Imperfectly Competitive Industries: Evidence from the Irish Automobile Market”.
Berger, S. and Mariuzzo, F. Movement of Households in Dublin, 1900: Testing Theories of Residential Choice.
Mariuzzo, F.; Ormosi, P., and Karatzas, A. Public v private sanctions: the case of cartels.
Mariuzzo, F. and Tabacco, G. Entry, Firm Contact and Territory Allocation in the US Airline Industry.
Yimeng, L., Korfiatis, N., Mariuzzo, F., and Y. Xiong. The impact of online reviews on cannibalization of new product interactions: When should product information be disclosed?
Bennato, AR, Bokhari, F & Mariuzzo, F (2016) "Growth and returns to new products and pack varieties: The case of UK pharmaceuticals", CCP Working Paper 16-1
Bokhari, F., Mariuzzo, F. & Polanski, A. (2015) "Entry limiting agreements for pharmaceuticals: pay-to-delay and authorized generic deals", CCP Working Paper 15-5
Comino, S., Manenti, F. & Mariuzzo, F. (2015) "Updates Management in Mobile Applications. iTunes vs Google Play", CCP Working Paper 15-4.
Ormosi, P., Mariuzzo, F., and Havell R. (2015) A review of merger decisions in the EU: What can we learn from ex-post evaluations? European Commission.
Franco is the School’s Employability Assistant and Academic Engagement Assistant.