SECS-P/06 - Economia applicata
Ugo Fratesi is Professor of Regional Economics and Policy (SSD applied economics, SECS-P/06) at Politecnico di Milano since January 2018.
Previously, he was associate professor of regional economics (SSD applied economics, SECS-P/06) at Politecnico di Milano (2010-2018), tenured assistant professor of regional economics (SSD applied economics, SECS-P/06) at Politecnico di Milano (2005-2010), research fellow at Bocconi University (2003-2005).
He holds a Phd in Economics (Università Politecnica delle Marche, 2003), a MSc in Local Economic Development (with distinction, The London School of Economics, 2001) and a MSc in Economics (Università Bocconi, 2000).
He was Editor of main section papers and Book Review Editor of Regional Studies (Taylor and Francis) for 8 years (2013-2021).
Previously (2008-2012) he was a member of the editorial board and book review editor of the Italian Journal of Regional Science.
He was a member of the Council of the Italian Section of the Regional Science Association International (AISRe) for the period 2010-2016 and was its Treasurer for the period 2010-2013.
He has been involved with various roles in a large number of research project, especially at European level, financed by the programmes Espon, Horizon 2020, FP5, FP7, PRIN and by the European Commission directly.
He also worked as consultant for various bodies such as the European Commission, the Joint Research Centre and the London School of Economics.
He is co-author or editor of various books. He is author of several papers published in refereed journals in the field of regional economics, primarily on the themes of regional growth, regional policy and the models for forecasting regional growth.