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Università di Cagliari, viale S. Ignazio 17, 09123 Cagliari  - pigliaru@unica.it, +390706753006
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Education

  • Laurea in Scienze Politiche, Università di Sassari, 1978
  • Diploma, Scuola Superiore di Economia "Enrico Mattei", Milano, 1979
  • Master of Philosophy in Economics, University of Cambridge, UK, 1981

Current academic status

  • Professor of Economics
  • Pro-Rector, Scientific Research and Institutions, Università di Cagliari, 2009-

Other academic positions

  • Visiting Scholar, Department of Economics, University of California-Berkeley, 1988-89
  • Visiting Professor, Soas-University of London, 1998-99;
  • Director, CRENoS (Centro Ricerche Economiche Nord-Sud), 1993-98
  • Director, Scuola Estiva TIM-CRENoS su New Economy e Divari Economici, 2000
  • External Examiner, Masters CeFiMS, Soas-University of London, 2002-03
  • Coordinator, Dottorato di Ricerca in Economia, università di Cagliari e Sassari, 2001-03
  • Associate Editor, Giornale degli Economisti e Annali di Economia, 2002-
  • Scientific Committee, International Association for Tourism Economics, 2006-


Main non-academic positions

  • Consigliere di Amministrazione del Banco di Sardegna, 1998-2001
  • Regional Minister, Programmazione e al Bilancio, Regione Autonoma della Sardegna,, 2004-2006

Selected recent publications: Volumes

2005     The Economics Of Tourism And Sustainable Development  (co-editors: A. Lanza, A. Markandya), Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar
1999     Economic Growth and Change. National and Regional Patterns of Convergence and Divergence (co-editor: J. Adams), Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar
Selected recent publications: Articles in refereed journals

2010     International TFP Dynamics and Human Capital Stocks: a Panel Data Analysis, 1960-2003 (co-authors: A. DiLiberto and G. Chelucci), in: Review of Income and Wealth, forthcoming
2008     How to Measure the Unobservable: a Panel Technique for the Analysis of TFP Convergence (co-authors: A. DiLiberto and R. Mura), in: Oxford Economic Papers, vol. 60, 343-368
2007     Tourism specialization, in: AFAN-African Analyst Quarterly, 2, no. 2, 61-68c
2007     How fast are small tourism countries growing?, Tourism Economics, 13, 603-613
2003     Detecting technological catching-up in economic convergence, Metroeconomica, 54, 161-178.
2000     Tourism and economic growth: does country’s size matter?, Rivista Internazionale di Scienze Economiche e Commerciali, 47, pp.77-85.
1999     Is dualism still a source of convergence in Europe? (co-author Raffaele Paci), Applied Economics, 31, 1423-1436.
1998     International trade and uneven growth: a model with intersectoral spillovers of knowledge (co-author Marina Murat), Journal of International Trade & Economic Development, 7, 221-236.
1997     Structural change and convergence. An Italian regional perspective (coauthor R. Paci), Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, 8, 297-318.