Roberta Capello

Roberta Capello was born in Milan, Italy. She has a first degree in Economics at Bocconi University, Milan, Italy and a Ph.D. in Economics, Free University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. She has been full professor of Regional Economics at Politecnico of Milan since 2003. She is President of AISRe (the Italian Section of the Regional Science Association International (2019-2022). She was RSAI (Regional Science Association International) President (2009-2010); Member of the European Organising Committee and Treasurer of the European Regional Science Association (ERSA) (2000-2006) and National Secretary of the Italian Section of the International Regional Science Association (1995-1998). She is Editor in chief of Papers in Regional Science, and has been Editor of the Italian Journal of Regional Science in the period 2006-2019. She is a member of the editorial board of many scientific journals. She is the author of a textbook in Regional Economics, published in Italian (Il Mulino, 2004; 2° ed. 2015), in English (Routledge, 2007; 2° ed. 2015) and in Chinese (Economy and Management Publishing House, Beijing, 2014). She won a Carrier prize of the 50° ERSA (European Regional Science Association) anniversary (Jonkoping, 2010), and holds a Laurea Honoris Causa from the West University of Timisoara, Romania (October, 2012). She is Fellow of the Regional Science Association International (since 2013).