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Jacopo Bizzotto (download CV)

270 Bay State Rd.
Boston MA, 02215 USA
Cell: (857) 919-2687
Fax: (617) 353-4449
Email: bizzotto@bu.edu
Web site: blogs.bu.edu/bizzotto/

Education

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Ph.D., Economics, Boston University, Boston, MA, May 2014

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Dissertation Title: Quality, Information, and Certification

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Dissertation Committee: Andrew F. Newman, Ching-to Albert Ma and Sambuddha Ghosh
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Master in Economics, CORIPE Piemonte, Moncalieri, Italy, 2008

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M.Sc., Economics (with distinction and special mention), Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy, 2007
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B.A., Economics (with distinction), Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy, 2004,

Fields of interest

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Corporate Finance, Industrial Organization, Microeconomic Theory

Teaching Experience

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Instructor, Intermediate Microeconomics, Department of Economics, Boston University, Fall 2013

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Instructor, Game Theory, Department of Economics, Boston University, Summer 2013, Summer 2012 and

Summer 2011

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Teaching Fellow, Information Economics, Department of Economics, Boston University, Fall 2012
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Teaching Fellow,Principles of Microeconomics, Boston University, Fall 2012, Fall 2011 and Fall 2010

Work Experience

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Research Assistant, Collegio Carlo Alberto, Moncalieri, Italy, September 2007-July 2008

Fellowships and Awards

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Special Research Fellowship, Boston University, Spring 2011 and Spring 2012
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Bonaldo Stringher Scholarship, Banca d’Italia, Italy, Fall 2008-Spring 2010
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Summer Teaching Fellowship, Boston University, Summer 2011, Summer 2012 and Summer 2013
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Teaching Fellowship, Boston University, Fall 2010, Fall 2011 and Fall 2012
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Full Tuition Waiver, CORIPE Piemonte, Moncalieri, Italy, Fall 2007-Spring 2008
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Prize for Best Thesis in Economics, Università degli Studi di Torino, Torino, Italy, 2007
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Mario Negri Scholarship, Manageritalia, Italy, 2004 and 2006

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Erasmus Program Scholarship, 2005

Working Papers

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Certification, Competition and Product Quality”, May 2013

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Contingent Payments and Certification Quality”, April 2012

Work in progress

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Competition and Herding”, (with Atanu Bandoypadhyay)

Strategic Rating Revisions.”

Conferences

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2014: International Industrial Organization Conference, Chicago, IL; CIREQ, Concordia University, Montreal,

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Canada; OLIGO Workshop, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy; CEPET Workshop, University of Udine, Udine,

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Italy (scheduled); EAE-ESEM Meeting, Toulouse, France, (scheduled).

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2013: EIEF-UNIBO-IGIER Workshop in Industrial Organization, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy; EconCon,

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Columbia University, New York, NY; CIREQ, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

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2011: International Industrial Organization Conference, Boston, MA.

Languages: Fluent in English and Italian, functional in French

Computer skills: STATA, R, Mathematica, LaTeX, Microsoft Office

References

Professor Andrew F. Newman
Department of Economics
Boston University
Phone: (617) 358-4354
Email: afnewman@bu.edu

Professor Ching-To Albert Ma
Department of Economics
Boston University
Phone: (617) 353-4010
Email: ma@bu.edu

Professor Sambuddha Ghosh
Department of Economics
Boston University
Phone: (617) 353-4031
Email: sghosh@bu.edu

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