Assist Prof Dr, Silvia Rocchetta | Circular Economy and Innovation | Best Researcher Award

Dublin City University Business School, Ireland

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Early Academic Pursuits:

Her academic journey with a Bachelor's degree in Economics from the Universita' degli Studi di Parma, Italy, graduating with top honors (110/110 con lode). She continued her studies with a Master's degree in Development Economics at the same institution, achieving another outstanding academic performance. Subsequently, she pursued her Ph.D. in Economics at Vilfredo Pareto, Universita' degli studi di Torino – Collegio Carlo Alberto, Turin, Italy, with a thesis titled "Resilience and Innovation: Evolutionary Perspectives and Empirical Evidence," earning her doctorate in March 2017.

Professional Endeavors:

Her rich professional background, including significant roles in academia and research. Currently serving as an Assistant Professor of Economics at Dublin City University Business School since August 2019, she plays a pivotal role in shaping the academic experiences of students. Prior to this,Her held a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow position at University College Dublin from June 2017 to July 2019, contributing to the ERC project TechEvo.

Her professional journey also includes a visiting researcher role at Cambridge Judge Business School in the UK and traineeships at the European Food Safety Authority and the Italian Ministry of Economics and Finance.

Teaching Activities:

Her actively involved in teaching a variety of economics courses across different academic levels. Her teaching portfolio includes courses such as "Innovation Economics," "Economic Geography and Geopolitics," "Topics in Applied Economics," and others, catering to undergraduate and master's level students.

Research Focus and Contributions:

Her research has focused on topics such as innovation, technological coherence, adaptive resilience of regional economies, and the effects of technological diversification shocks on regional growth. Her work spans across diverse geographical contexts, including studies on the Italian automotive sector during economic downturns.

Accolades and Recognition:

Her received recognition for her academic contributions, including being awarded the Best Reviewer for Regional Studies in 2019. She has secured grants and awards, such as a two-year post-doctoral fellowship at University College Dublin in 2017.

Impact and Influence:

Her research has been presented at various academic conferences globally, showcasing her influence and engagement within the academic community. Additionally, she actively participates in academic service roles, serving on ethics committees, research committees, and contributing as a reviewer for reputable journals.

Legacy and Future Contributions:

Her  work has already left a mark in the field of economics, particularly in the domains of innovation, regional resilience, and technological diversification. With a strong foundation in statistical analysis and programming, including proficiency in STATA, R, and Python, she continues to shape the academic landscape with ongoing research projects and involvement in doctoral student supervision.

Notable Publications:

Technological coherence and the adaptive resilience of regional economies
S Rocchetta, A Mina

Blazing the trail: The role of digital and green servitization on technological innovation
NB Upadhayay, S Rocchetta, S Gupta, S Kamble, R Stekelorum
Silvia Rocchetta | Circular Economy and Innovation | Best Researcher Award

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