• Climate variability and international migration : an empirical analysis 

      Coniglio, Nicola D.; Pesce, Giovanni (Discussion paper;31/14, Working paper, 2014-10)
      Is international migration an adaptation strategy to sudden or gradual climatic shocks? In this paper we investigate the direct and the indirect role of climatic shocks in developing countries as a determinant of ...
    • Human capital accumulation and migration in a peripheral EU region : the case of Basilicata 

      Coniglio, Nicola D.; Prota, Francesco (Working paper, Working paper, 2003-09)
      The ability of a regional system to generate human capital is crucial, but it is not a sufficient condition leading to economic success. In this work we emphasise the importance of maintaining and attracting highly skilled ...
    • Migropolis : migration networks and formation of ethnic clusters in cities 

      Coniglio, Nicola D. (Working paper, Working paper, 2003-12)
      In this paper we extend previous models of migration networks and ethnic cluster formation by considering migration as an ethnic-community wide phenomena where established migrants strategically provide support to newcomers. ...
    • On the importance of openness for industrial policy design in developing countries 

      Bjorvatn, Kjetil; Coniglio, Nicola D. (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2007-01)
      How should industrial policy be designed in developing countries? Should industrial policy be targeted to a few sectors or be more broad based and therefore more neutral? Our theoretical analysis demonstrates that access ...
    • Regional policy and rent seeking : targeted versus broad based policies 

      Bjorvatn, Kjetil; Coniglio, Nicola D. (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2005-04)
      Policies aimed at promoting regional development have often had disappointing results. The present paper offers an explanation for why such policies may fail, and, more importantly, analyses how policies may be designed ...
    • Regional policy and rent seeking : targeted versus broad based policies 

      Bjorvatn, Kjetil; Coniglio, Nicola D. (Working Paper, Working paper, 2005-12)
      Policies aimed at promoting regional development have often had disappointing results. The present paper offers an explanation for why such policies may fail, and, more importantly, analyses how policies may be designed ...