Maria Marino

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (Professora Lectora)

Research interests:

Behavioral and Experimental Economics; Political Economy; Public Economics.

Recent publications:

  • Are rural households poorer than non-rural households in Europe?  (2024) with C.Meloni, C. Grazini, B. Rocchi and S. Severini, Journal of Rural Studies, Forthcoming, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2024.103214
  • Assessing the Farm–Nonfarm Households’ Income Gap along the Income Distribution in the European Union (2023) with B. Rocchi and S. Severini; Journal of Common Market Studies, https://doi.org/10.1111/jcms.13494
  • How important is culture to understand political protest?” with P. Li Donni and C. Welzel, in “World Development” Volume 148, 2021, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2021.105661
  • “Conditional Income Disparity between Farm and non-farm Households in the European Union: A Longitudinal Analysis” with B. Rocchi and S. Severini, in “Journal of Agricultural Economic”, 2021, https://doi.org/10.1111/1477-9552.12420
  • “Does an income gap between farm and nonfarm households still exist? The case of the European Union ” with B. Rocchi and S. Severini, in “Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy”, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1002/aepp.13116
  • “The role of collective action for the emergence and consolidation of democracy” with P. Li Donni, in “Journal of Institutional Economics”, Volume 16, Issue 6, December 2020 , pp. 831 – 862, https://doi.org/10.1017/
    S1744137420000247
  • “How consistent are perceptions of inequality” with S. Bavetta and P. Li Donni in “Journal of Economic Psychology”, Volume 78, June 2020, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joep.2020.102267
  • “The democratization process: An empirical appraisal of the role of political protest” with P. Li Donni, S. Bavetta and M. Cellini in “European Journal of Political Economy”, Volume 63, June 2020,
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejpoleco.2020.101881
  • “An empirical analysis of the determinants of perceived inequality” with S. Bavetta and P. Li Donni in “Review of Income and Wealth”, Volume 65, 2019 – Issue 2, https://doi.org/10.1111/roiw.12351
  • “Patterns of poverty among elderly Americans: a Latent Class Markov Model” with P. Li Donni in “Applied economic letters”, Volume 25, 2018 – Issue 11, https://doi.org/10.1080/13504851.2017.13666372

Maria Marino

  • How important is culture to understand political protest?” with P. Li Donni and C. Welzel, in “World Devel-
    opment” Volume 148, 2021, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2021.105661
  • “Conditional Income Disparity between Farm and non-farm Households in the European Union: A Longitudinal
    Analysis” with B. Rocchi and S. Severini, in “Journal of Agricultural Economic”, 2021, https://doi.org/10.1111/1477-9552.12420
  • “Does an income gap between farm and nonfarm households still exist? The case of the European Union ” with
    B. Rocchi and S. Severini, in “Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy”, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1002/aepp.13116
  • “The role of collective action for the emergence and consolidation of democracy” with P. Li Donni, in “Journal
    of Institutional Economics”, Volume 16, Issue 6, December 2020 , pp. 831 - 862, https://doi.org/10.1017/
    S1744137420000247
  • “How consistent are perceptions of inequality” with S. Bavetta and P. Li Donni in “Journal of Economic Psy-
    chology”, Volume 78, June 2020, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joep.2020.102267
  • “The democratization process: An empirical appraisal of the role of political protest” with P. Li Donni, S.
    Bavetta and M. Cellini in “European Journal of Political Economy”, Volume 63, June 2020,
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejpoleco.2020.101881
  • “An empirical analysis of the determinants of perceived inequality” with S. Bavetta and P. Li Donni in “Review
    of Income and Wealth”, Volume 65, 2019 - Issue 2, https://doi.org/10.1111/roiw.12351
  • “Patterns of poverty among elderly Americans: a Latent Class Markov Model” with P. Li Donni in “Applied
    economic letters”, Volume 25, 2018 - Issue 11, https://doi.org/10.1080/13504851.2017.13666372
  • Chapter “La corruzione, una malattia al cuore del sistema democratico: gli effetti sulla partecipazione politica”(pp. 145-162) in “Corruzione e Pubblica Amministrazione”, Jovene Editore, Edited by M. D’Alberti, 2017, ISBN978-88-243-2501-1
  • December 2019 - December 2021Participant in the Project “CiSoNo, Circular Social Norms” at Universityof Florence (financed by University of Florence) -Social norms and deviant behaviours.
  • March 2018 – February 2019Participant in the Project “Freedom, Norms and Social Change” at Universityof Pennsylvania and University of Palermo (financed by Koch Foundation) -Perceptions of inequality.
  • September 2014 - April 2016Participant in the Project “Personal Freedom” at University of Pennsylva-nia and University of Palermo (financed by Templeton Foundation) -Democracy, Protest and Perceptions ofinequality.
  • 2015Participant in the Project “Corruption and Public Administration” at University of Rome Tor Vergata(financed by MIUR) -Protests and Corruption

Teaching at UB (current)

Public Sector Economics. BA in Business and Administration and Economics.

Regulatory Economics. Master in Economics, Regulation and Competiton in Public Services.