Gianmarco I.P. Ottaviano is Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science and at the University of Bologna, Director of the Globalization Programme at the Centre for Economic Performance London, research fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research London, research fellow of the Center for Financial Studies Frankfurt and non-resident senior fellow of Bruegel Brussels.
He received his BA in Economics at Bocconi University Milan, his M.Sc. in Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and his Ph.D. in Economics at the Université Catholique de Louvain.
He is the co-author of many works in international trade, urban economics and economic geography. His recent publications focus on the competitiveness of firms in the global economy as well as the economic effects of immigration and offshoring on employment and wages.
He is co-editor of the Journal of Regional Science and associate editor of Regional Science and Urban Economics and of Spatial Economic Analysis.
Gianmarco I.P. Ottaviano joined IZA as a Research Fellow in April 2015.