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Freie Universität Bozen

Professor*innen auf Planstelle der 1. Ebene | Industrial economics, political economy

Federico Boffa

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 · Bachelor in Wirtschaftsinformatik · EN


25444B · SECS-P/06 · Master in Accounting und Finanzwirtschaft · EN

Innovation Economics

25558B · SECS-P/06 · Master in Unternehmensführung und Innovation · EN

M-2 Digitale Wirtschaft

31004B · SECS-P/06 · Master in Tourismusmanagement · EN


29102 · Doktoratsstudium in Economics and Finance · EN

Wirtschaftsmanagement für TSE

30170 · SECS-P/06 · Bachelor in Tourismus-, Sport- und Eventmanagement · IT


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