Cecilia Jona-Lasinio is Senior Researcher at the Econometric Studies and Economic Forecasting Division at the Italian Statistical Institute (Istat) and Adjunct Professor of International economics at LUISS Guido Carli, University in Rome. She is Senior Research Fellow of LUISS Lab of European Economics. She authored many publications in the area of ICT, Intangibles and Productivity Growth. She has worked on several EU funded research projects and consultancies for government agencies and international organizations. Her main research interests are productivity growth, knowledge based capital and ICT and macro-econometric modelling and forecasting.
She received her Ph.D in Econometrics and Empirical Economics at the University of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy, and the Master degree in International Economics, DES (Diplome d’Etudes Superieures en Relationes Internationales), at the Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva, (Switzerland).
Senior Researcher at the Italian Institute of Statistics (ISTAT), Rome, (Italy), Econometric studies and Economic Forecasting Division, and Adjunct Professor of International Economics at LUISS Guido Carli – Faculty of Economics.
From 2003 to 2008, Head of the Research Office for the measurement of Total Factor Productivity, Gross Fixed Capital Formation and Capital Stock at the Department of National Accounts and Economic Analysis (ISTAT).
PhD in Econometrics and empirical economics, University of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy.
Master degree in International Economics, DES (Diplome d’Etudes Superieures en Relationes Internationales), at the Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva, (Switzerland).
Degree (Laurea) in Economics (110/110 cum laude), University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Rome, Italy.
New sources of growth models, knowledge based capital and ICT
Productivity analysis and related measurement issues, (correctness test of productivity measures, analysis of their economic foundations and their empirical implementation); growth differentials and economic convergence at the regional and international level.
Macro-econometric modelling and forecasting
Recent selected publications
Corrado C., J. Haskel, C.Jona-Lasinio, M.Iommi, (2013), Innovation and Intangible Investment in Europe and the US, forthcoming in Oxford Review of Economic Policy.
Iammarino, S., C.Jona-Lasinio, (2013), “Labour productivity in Italy: regional contributions and the role of ICT-producing industries”, in European Urban and Regional Studies, February 7, 2013.
Jona-Lasinio, C., S. Manzocchi, (2013), “Intangible assets and productivity growth differentials across EU economies: The role of ICT and R&D”, Rivista di Politica Economica, 1, 2014.
C.Jona-Lasinio, M.Iommi (2011), “National Measures of Intangible Capital in the EU27 and Norway”, in Piekkola, H. (Ed) Intangible Capital – Driver of Growth in Europe.
Daveri F., C.Jona-Lasinio, (2008), “Off-shoring and Productivity Growth in the Italian Manufacturing Industries”, in CESifo Economic Studies; vol. 3/08.
Iommi M., C. Jona-Lasinio (2009), “New Technologies and the Growth of Capital Services: A Sensitivity Analysis for the Italian Economy over 1980-2003”, in “Productivity Measurement and Analysis”, Proceedings from OECD Workshops, OECD (2009).