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Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

Tenured full professors | Industrial economics, political economy

Federico Boffa

+39 0474 013647

BK B1 3.12
Faculty of Economics and Management
Universitätsplatz 1 - Piazzetta dell'Università, 1

Short bio

I obtained my Ph.D. from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. My main research interests are in political economics, energy economics and industrial organization.


Economics of Digital Markets

76403 · SECS-P/06 · L-31 Informatics and Management · EN

Industrial Economics

25444B · SECS-P/06 · LM-77 Accounting and Finance · EN

Innovation Economics

25558B · SECS-P/06 · LM-77 Entrepreneurship and Innovation - 2022 · EN

M-2 Digital Economics

31004B · SECS-P/06 · LM-77 Tourism Management · EN

Managerial Economics for TSE

30170 · SECS-P/06 · L-18 Tourism, Sport & Event Management · IT


29102 · PhD Economics and Finance · EN

Main Research Areas

My three current main research projects involve the economic analysis of the transition to driverless cars; the analysis of populism; the impact of pollution permits on electricity generators' strategies.


Recent Publications:

Drought-Relief and Partisanship. 2023. Oxford Bulletin of Economic Research, with Francisco Cavalcanti, Christian Fons-Rosen and Amedeo Piolatto

Congestion and Incentives in the Age of Autonomous Fleets. 2023. Journal of Urban Economics, with Alessandro Fedele and Alberto Iozzi

Political Centralization and Government Accountability. 2016. Quarterly Journal of Economics, with Amedeo Piolatto and Giacomo Ponzetto