Dario Diodato is an economic analyst for the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission and a Growth Lab research associate. Formerly, Dario Diodato was at the Growth Lab as a Research Fellow between 2017 and 2019.
He holds a Bachelor degree in Economics of International Markets and New Technologies (2007) from Bocconi University of Milan, a Master in Economics and Geography (2009) and a PhD in Economic Geography (2017) from Utrecht University.
Before the start of his PhD, he worked for three years at the PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency in The Hague (2009-2012), where he conducted research aimed at shaping regional policies. His research interests include structural transformation, technological diffusion, agglomeration externalities, migration, economic resilience, national and regional development.
|Current Research/Projects||Areas of Expertise|
|Inter-industries linkages in the US||Urban and Regional Economics|
|Migration between US and Mexico||Structural Change|
|World Industry Composition||Migration|
- Diodato, D., Neffke. F, O'Clery, N. "Why do industries coagglomerate? How Marshallian externalities differ by industry and have evolved over time" Journal of Urban Economics, Volume 106, pp. 1-26.
- Diodato, D., Malerba, F., Morrison, A., Jan. 2018, “The Made-In Effect and Leapfrogging: a Model of Leadership Change for Products with Country-of-Origin Bias," European Economic Review, Volume 101, pp. 297–329.
- Diodato, D., Weterings, A., July 2015. The Resilience of Regional Labour Markets to Economic Shocks: Exploring the Role of Interactions among Firms and Workers, Journal of Economic Geography, Volume 15, Issue 4, 1, pp. 723–742.
- Burger, M., Thissen, M., G. van Oort, F., & Diodato, D., 2014 The Magnitude and Distance Decay of Trade in Goods and Services: New Evidence for European Countries, Spatial Economic Analysis, Volume 9, Issure 3, pp. 231-259.
- Thissen, M., van Oort, F., Diodato, D., Ruijs, A., 2013 European Regional Competitiveness and Smart Specialization. Regional Place-Based Development Perspectives in International Economic Networks.